William Cella Elected to NKF Board of Directors

New York, NY (November 7, 2005) - TThe National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announced the election of William Cella to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Cella is Chairman and CEO of MAGNA Global, a media negotiation, research and programming unit of the Interpublic Group of Companies. He is also on the Executive Board of the Advertising Council and a member of The Ad Council's Campaign for Freedom, the Executive Committee of the Family Friendly Programming Forum and Chairman of the Advisory Board for The Latino Family Alliance.

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney disease, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of kidneys for transplantation.