Press Release

Medtronic Announces 2012 Analyst Meeting and Webcast

MINNEAPOLIS – May 15, 2012 – Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) will host an institutional investor and analyst meeting on Friday, June 1, 2012, in New York City from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  The meeting will include remarks from the Medtronic management team highlighting the company’s strategy for delivering improved growth and creating long-term shareholder value.

Medtronic will host a webcast of the meeting to provide access to all interested shareholders and investors. The webcast can be accessed by clicking on the Investors link through the Medtronic website at www.medtronic.com on June 1, 2012. Slides from the meeting will be available to those viewing the webcast.  Within 24 hours, a replay of the webcast including presentation slides will also be available under the Events and Presentations page in the Investors section of the Medtronic website. Institutional investors seeking more information about the meeting should contact Tracy McCartney by e-mail at investor.relations@medtronic.com or by phone at +1-763-505-2692.

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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