SHENZHEN, China, May 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced the company and its employees have together made cash donations of over RMB1.0 million through the Red Cross Society of China to help support the Sichuan earthquake disaster relief. In addition, Mr. Xu Hang and Mr. Li Xiting, Mindray's co-chief executive officers, together donated a combined value of over RMB3.2 million in high-quality, portable multi-parameter patient monitoring devices, which they purchased from the company at distributor list prices.
On May 12, 2008, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the city of Wenchuan, in southwestern China's Sichuan province, destroying homes, offices and factories and killing tens of thousands of people. Immediately following the earthquake, Mindray management donated urgently needed medical equipment and called on its employees to join together in raising money to donate to the relief efforts.
''We are deeply saddened by this tragedy,'' said Xu Hang, Mindray's chairman and co-chief executive officer. ''Our heartfelt sympathy and condolences extend to the thousands of people affected by this catastrophe. In light of this disaster, I'm encouraged by the efforts of our employees and the resolve shown by the Chinese people to unite together in this great time of need. May the thousands affected by this earthquake cope, recover and rebuild quickly. Our hopes and wishes are with you.''
Mindray Medical International Limited is a leading developer,
manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide. Established in
1991, Mindray offers a broad range of products across three primary
business segments: patient monitoring & life support products, in-vitro
diagnostic products and medical imaging systems. Mindray is globally
headquartered in Shenzhen, China, with U.S. headquarters in Mahwah, New
Jersey. Mindray also has sales and service offices internationally in
Amsterdam, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Moscow, Mumbai, Sao Paulo,
Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver. For more information, please visit
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