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Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI)

3/10/2006 Proxy Information

The Company employs the son of Mr. Minor, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Minor’s son currently serves as Vice President, Enterprise Sales of the Company and, for 2005, was paid a salary of $210,991 and was awarded $11,553 in restricted stock for achieving stock ownership requirements under the MEOP and granted 6,375 stock options (with a fair market value option price of $29.58 on the date of grant).

During 2005, the Company retained the law firm of McGuireWoods LLP to provide advice and representation on certain matters. Ms. Whittemore, a director of the Company and chairman of the Compensation Committee, is a partner of McGuireWoods LLP.

3/14/2005 Proxy Information

During 2004, the Company retained the services of Ewing Bemiss & Co. (“Ewing Bemiss”), an investment banking firm, to provide advice and assistance on strategic acquisitions for aggregate fees of $90,000. Ewing Bemiss advised and assisted the Company in its acquisition of Access Diabetic Supply in January 2005, for which the Company paid Ewing Bemiss a commission of $685,064. Henry Berling, a retiring director of the Company who retired as Executive Vice President of the Company on January 1, 2005, has a son who is a Managing Director of Ewing Bemiss. In addition, Mr. Berling’s brother is employed by the Company as a Corporate Operations Manager for which he was paid an aggregate of $77,530 in salary and bonus in 2004.

The Company employs the son of Mr. Minor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Minor’s son currently serves as Regional Vice President, Central of the Company and, for 2004, was paid an aggregate of $287,625 in salary and bonus and was awarded $26,996 in restricted stock ($5,552 of which was for achieving stock ownership requirements under the MEOP) and granted 8,000 stock options (with a fair market value option price of $24.64 on the date of grant).

During 2004, the Company retained the law firm of McGuireWoods LLP to provide advice on certain matters for aggregate fees of approximately $35,000. Ms. Whittemore, a director of the Company and chairperson of the Compensation Committee, is a partner of McGuireWoods LLP.

3/12/2004 Proxy Information

Henry A. Berling was Executive Vice President of Owens & Minor, Inc. thru December 2004.

During 2003, the Company retained the law firm of McGuireWoods LLP to provide advice on two matters for aggregate fees of approximately $35,000. Ms. Whittemore, a director of the Company, is a partner of McGuireWoods LLP.

In 2003, the Company hired Mark Van Sumeren as its Senior Vice President of OMSolutions. In connection with his relocation from Wisconsin to Virginia and pursuant to the Company’s relocation policy, the Company purchased for resale Mr. Van Sumeren’s Wisconsin home for $912,500

3/13/2003 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.