Press Release

California Cryobank Names Pamela Richardson President

Los Angeles, (May 17) - California Cryobank (CCB), a worldwide leader in frozen tissue services, announced that Pamela Richardson has been appointed President of the company's Reproductive Tissue Services division.

Hired to lead CCB's business development team in 2007, named VP of Sales and Marketing in 2009, and asked to head the Donor Department in 2010, Richardson has been instrumental in the company's continued success over the last four years. Under her leadership the company has enjoyed four consecutive years of financial growth, opened new branches in New York and Indianapolis, and become a leading voice in the quest to make sure all young adults diagnosed with cancer have the opportunity to preserve their fertility prior to treatment. As President, Richardson will assume responsibility for CCB's frozen donor sperm, client depositor, and andrology businesses.

"California Cryobank is pleased to have such a strong leader with strategic vision and business acumen," said Cappy Rothman, MD (Chairman and co-founder).

"Pamela has been a tremendous asset to our executive team and has continually demonstrated a commitment to the continued growth and success of this business," stated Charles Sims, MD (CEO and co-founder).

Richardson brings extensive management and strategic planning experience to California Cryobank, having served as VP of Corporate Alliances for The Walt Disney Company and as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York. Richardson earned her BS from the University of Virginia and her MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

"Working at California Cryobank is incredibly rewarding," said Richardson. "To be able to help people start their families is the greatest job in the world. To do it at one of the most successful and respected companies in the industry is even better."

Founded in 1977, California Cryobank is one of the world's oldest and largest frozen donor sperm banks. CCB is registered with the FDA, accredited by the AATB, licensed by the states of California and New York, and has a CLIA licensed clinical laboratory. For more information, please call (866) 927-9622.