STERIS President and CEO to Appear on Bloomberg Television, November 12, 2002

MENTOR, Ohio -- STERIS Corporation announces that Les C. Vinney, president and CEO, will be interviewed on Bloomberg Television's "Up and Comers" segment on Tuesday, November 12, 2002 at 6:39 a.m. EST. The Up and Comers segment features companies that are achieving strong revenue growth and receiving increased attention from investors. The interview is expected to cover STERIS's business, reasons for the Company's strong performance, outlook for the future and strategy for growth.

Bloomberg Television is broadcast internationally, reaching a worldwide audience of almost 200 million people, distributing 24-hour news and information emphasizing business and financial markets.

STERIS Corporation is a leading provider of infection prevention, contamination prevention, microbial reduction, and surgical support systems, products, services and technologies to healthcare, scientific, research, and industrial customers throughout the world.

Source: PRNewswire