A. Thomas Bender

A. THOMAS BENDER is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cooper
Companies, Inc. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer and as
Senior Vice President of Operations. He is also President of
CooperVision, Inc. Before joining the Company, Mr. Bender held a number
of Senior Management positions at Allergan, Inc. including Corporate
Senior Vice President and President and Chief Operating Officer of
Herbert Laboratories, Allergan’s dermatology division. Allergan is a
multinational manufacturer of eye and skin care products. Mr. Bender is
a Director of The Cooper Companies, Inc.

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