SOURCE: National Kidney Registry

National Kidney Registry

February 25, 2010 14:00 ET

National Kidney Registry Announces Paul Conn Has Joined the Advisory Board

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 25, 2010) - The National Kidney Registry, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those facing kidney failure, is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Conn to its Advisory Board.

Mr. Conn serves as president of the Global Capital Markets Group of Computershare, a $6 billion international financial services firm, headquartered in Australia and with operations in 20 countries around the world. Paul leads major cross border capital market initiatives involving share registries and stock exchange trading and settlement systems. He has extensive experience in global capital markets, through his work with the London Stock Exchange, the Australian Securities Exchange (in Sydney) and Computershare (in New York) over a 30 year period.

"The National Kidney Registry is an exceptionally important and rewarding initiative. I look forward to continuing to work with Garet Hil and his team to facilitate an increasing number of living donor transplants, by contributing my knowledge of sophisticated matching algorithms and different exchange and registry platforms and techniques from around the world," said Mr. Conn.

"Paul has been a critical advisor from the inception of the National Kidney Registry because he was able to bring an international perspective and vast knowledge of exchange systems to our development process. I am thrilled that Paul has joined our board and look forward to working with him to evolve our rudimentary matching system to the next level so that we can continue accelerating our rate of transplantation," said Garet Hil, Founder of the National Kidney Registry.

About the National Kidney Registry:

The National Kidney Registry is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with a mission to save and improve the lives of people facing kidney failure by increasing the quality, speed, and number of living donor transplants in the world.

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