Press Release

Medtronic to Webcast Annual Shareholder Meeting

MINNEAPOLIS – Aug. 10, 2012 - Medtronic investors and other interested parties are invited to participate in a live video webcast of the Medtronic Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, August 23, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. Central Time.

The webcast can be accessed by clicking on the Investor section link through the Medtronic website at www.medtronic.com on Thursday, August 23, 2012.

Within 24 hours of the webcast, a replay and a transcript of the prepared remarks will be available under the Events and Presentations page in the Investors section of the Medtronic Web site.

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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