TomoTherapy Inc.: Appoints Sam Leno and Fran Taylor to Its Board of Directors

Madison, Wisconsin – TomoTherapy Incorporated announced today the appointments of Sam R. Leno and Fran Taylor to its Board of Directors. Mr. Leno, currently with Zimmer Holdings, Inc., has more than 35 years of corporate financial management experience. Mrs. Taylor, retired from Bank of America, brings more than 28 years of experience in corporate and investment banking both within the United States and internationally.

“The guidance of Sam and Fran will prove invaluable as we continue to grow as a company and strengthen the presence of TomoTherapy® Hi·Art Systems® in cancer treatment centers around the world,” said TomoTherapy Inc. CEO Fred Robertson. “We are honored to have them each join our board.”

Mr. Leno serves as Executive Vice President, Finance and Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer for Zimmer, a leader in orthopedics and the fight against arthritis. In addition to his role as CFO, he is responsible for Global Human Resources, Business Development and Strategic Planning, and Global Information Technology. Prior to joining Zimmer in 2001, Mr. Leno served more than 20 years in key financial management roles at American Hospital Supply and at Baxter International, which acquired American in 1985. Most recently, he held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global distributor of electronic components. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Roosevelt University.

“I am very pleased to be joining the board at this exciting stage of TomoTherapy Inc.’s evolution,” stated Mr. Leno. “Their leading technology and focus on advancing radiation therapy is a testimony to the strength of the management team and their commitment to improving patient care around the world.”

Mrs. Taylor retired in 1998 as an Executive Vice President in charge of Bank of America’s syndication and project finance activities in Asia, and as CEO of BA Asia, Ltd. Her career also included the syndication of new issues of stocks and bonds, with Smith Barney, and the syndication of jumbo loans to large multinational corporations and government entities in Latin America, later with Bank of America. Also at Bank of America, Mrs. Taylor managed its asset distribution groups in the US, overseeing activities such as loan syndications, sales and private placements. She was instrumental in the start-up of what is now Banc of America Securities and headed due diligence and integration teams for the Bank’s acquisitions of Security Pacific and Continental Illinois Banks. Mrs. Taylor holds a degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin and currently serves on the boards of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, Oak Financial and Oak Bank, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Builders World. She is a founding member and current Chair of the International Studies Advisory Board at UW-Madison.

Regarding her appointment, Mrs. Taylor said: “TomoTherapy Inc.’s achievements in the development of tumor-eradicating technology are truly remarkable. This is a company with the best possible combination of vision, dedication and promise. I look forward to active involvement with its management team as the company continues on its impressive growth-path.”

Including Mr. Leno and Mrs. Taylor, TomoTherapy Inc. now has a total of ten directors on its board, seven of whom are independent of company management.

About TomoTherapy Incorporated

Based in Madison, Wisconsin, TomoTherapy Incorporated has developed a revolutionary new medical system that combines on-board CT imaging with conformal radiation therapy to provide unprecedented precision in the treatment of cancer patients. The TomoTherapy® Hi× Art System® is designed to target radiation treatment to the patient’s tumor while helping to limit damage to the surrounding tissues. The technology was developed in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin. To find out more, please visit our website at