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Peter A. Marmerstein Appointed President of West Florida Division

February, 21, 2012

Current Division President Dan Miller to Retire

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HCA (NYSE:HCA) today announced the appointment of Peter A. Marmerstein as President of HCA’s West Florida Division effective April 1. Marmerstein replaces Dan Miller who recently announced his retirement.

As West Florida Division President, Marmerstein will have responsibility for 16 hospitals and 16 surgery centers on the west coast of Florida and near Orlando.

He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of HCA’s CJW Medical Center, a two-campus hospital in Richmond, Va. Marmerstein has been with HCA since 2004 when he took his current position at CJW. Before that, he was CEO of several hospitals in Florida and California. He also was a regional vice president of operations at Paracelsus Healthcare Corporation, Houston, Texas, where he had oversight for up to 10 hospitals, six home health agencies and 14 physician clinics.

He received a Master of Public Administration in healthcare administration from New York University in 1982 and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Long Island University in 1977.

“Peter is a veteran hospital administrator with more than 30 years experience in multiple settings,” said Chuck Hall, President of HCA’s National Group. “He has a proven track record and has done a great job leading the integration of the two CJW campuses while continuing to foster growth and expand their services. We are pleased to welcome him to the West Florida Division.”

Miller has been West Florida Division President since 1998. A 30-year healthcare veteran, he has held a number of leadership positions including President of the Northeast Division from 1996 – 1998. He was CEO of the Regional Medical Center of Bayonet Point, in Hudson, Fla. from 1987 until 1996. His HCA career began in 1981 when he joined HCA’s Management Company and served as Chief Executive Officer for two hospitals before moving to Bayonet Point.

He received a Master of Science in healthcare administration from the Medical College of Virginia in 1978 and a Bachelor of Science in industrial relations from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in 1968.

“Dan has been a dynamic leader, professional colleague and friend for many years,” said Hall. “He has consistently led diverse groups of facilities through some of the most innovative and challenging changes in healthcare. We will all miss him greatly, but wish him well as he moves to the next phase of life.”

All references to “Company” and “HCA” as used throughout this release refer to HCA Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.

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