Stuart M. Essig

STUART M. ESSIG has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and
a Director of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation since December
1997. Before joining Integra, Mr. Essig supervised the medical
technology practice at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a Managing Director. Mr.
Essig had ten years of broad healthcare experience at Goldman Sachs,
serving as a senior merger and acquisitions advisor to a broad range of
domestic and international medical technology, pharmaceutical and
biotechnology clients. Mr. Essig received an AB degree from the Woodrow
Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton
University and an MBA and a PhD degree in Financial Economics from the
University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. Mr. Essig serves on
the Board of Directors of St. Jude Medical Corporation.