Press Release

Medtronic CFO Gary Ellis to Speak at Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference

MINNEAPOLIS – March 7, 2012 – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), the world’s leading medical technology company, today announced it will participate in the Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in Miami, FL.

Gary Ellis, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Medtronic, will make a presentation about Medtronic beginning at 4:45 p.m. ET (3:45 p.m. CT).

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on March 14, 2012 by clicking on the Investors link on the Medtronic home page at http://www.medtronic.com.

About Medtronic
Medtronic, Inc. (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology – alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions of people around the world.

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Medtronic Media Contacts:
Jeff Warren, Investor Relations, 763-505-2696
Amy von Walter, Public Relations, 763-505-3780

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