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Covidien Celebrates Successful Separation of Pharmaceuticals Business
JosÚ E. Almeida, Chairman, President and CEO of Covidien plc to Ring The Closing Bell« at the NYSE
For Release: 26 Jun 13
Who/What: 
Executives and guests of Dublin-based Covidien will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the successful spinoff of its Mallinckrodt pharmaceuticals business. (NYSE: MNK).
 
To mark this occasion, José (Joe) E. Almeida, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Covidien plc, will ring The NYSE Closing Bell, joined by members of the company’s management team.
 
Covidien will complete the distribution of Mallinckrodt ordinary shares after the close of trading on the NYSE on June 28, 2013.
 
On July 1, 2013, regular-way trading will commence on the NYSE for Mallinckrodt under the symbol "MNK" and will continue for Covidien under the symbol "COV."
 
ABOUT COVIDIEN (NYSE: COV)
Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in three segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. With 2012 revenue of $11.9 billion, Covidien has 43,000 employees worldwide in 70 countries, and its products are sold in over 140 countries. Please visit www.covidien.com to learn more about our business.
 
When/Where:
Monday, July 1, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m.            The Closing Bell rings                                                                                  
 
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or agioia@nyx.com
 
Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), and European Press Agency (917.670.1323).  The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
 
Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
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