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Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 9, 2019, the board of directors of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (the “Company”) elected Rhonda Germany Ballintyn to our board of directors. The appointment will return the Company’s board to nine members and the number of independent directors to eight following the death of James M. Sullivan in September 2018. The board has determined that Ms. Ballintyn is “independent” as contemplated by the Nasdaq Stock Market and other governing laws and applicable regulations, including Rule 10A-3 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  Ms. Ballintyn was also added to the board’s compensation committee.
Ms. Ballintyn will receive compensation as a non-employee director in accordance with our company’s non-employee director compensation practices described in the Annual Proxy Statement we filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 6, 2018.  The initial annual board retainer and equity grant to be received by Ms. Ballintyn will be pro-rated.

There are currently no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Ballintyn and any other person pursuant to which Ms. Ballintyn was elected as a director. There are currently no transactions in which Ms. Ballintyn has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

In connection with this election, the Company and Ms. Ballintyn will enter into an indemnification agreement consistent with the form of the Company’s indemnification agreement entered into with its other directors and filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on December 24, 2008.
A copy of the press release we issued announcing the election of Rhonda Germany Ballintyn to the board of directors is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


99.1    Press Release issued January 9, 2019


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: January 9, 2019
 /s/ Glenn G. Coleman
Glenn G. Coleman
Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Exhibit No.