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Richard Gorelick, Corporate Vice President and General Counsel of Integra LifeSciences, Named NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Winner

PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) today announced that the Richard Gorelick, Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, Administration and Secretary, was named as 2015 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year of public companies with annual revenues up to $1 billion.

"We are very pleased that Rich has received this well-deserved honor. Over the last 15 years, Rich has led the development of a very well-regarded department and has successfully shepherded Integra through several significant legal issues, both from a financial and strategic vantage point. He is highly respected for his views and focus on doing the right thing," said Peter Arduini, Integra's Chief Executive Officer and President.

"Rich has a unique ability to understand both the business and legal ramifications of a wide variety of issues, and as such, has been a trusted advisor to our executive team and Board of Directors. Rich also takes immense pride in guiding others in their careers, fostering talent, and creating an engaging work environment. Integra has greatly profited from his passionate commitment to our company," said Mr. Arduini.

The General Counsel of the Year Awards program honors New Jersey's standout General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers for the critical role they play in making their companies successful. Winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges.

Mr. Gorelick is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of California at Berkeley Law School.

The General Counsel of the Year Award winners were announced during a breakfast awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the Palace in Somerset Park in Somerset, N.J.

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for caregivers, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions, including leading regenerative technologies, in specialty surgical solutions, orthopedics and tissue technologies, and spine hardware and orthobiologics. For more information, please visit www.integralife.com.

CONTACT: Integra LifeSciences Media Contact Gianna Sabella 609-936-2389 Gianna.sabella@integralife.com

Source:Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.