WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors
of Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) today announced a quarterly
dividend of $0.09 per share on the Company's common stock.
The dividend is payable on July 25, 2007 to stockholders of record at the
close of business on June 28, 2007.
The Company also held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders today at the
Westbrook Corporate Center Meeting Facility, adjacent to the Company's
headquarters in Westchester, Illinois.
During the meeting, stockholders elected four officers to new, three-year
terms expiring in 2010. They are Karen L. Hendricks, 58, former Chairman,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Baldwin Piano & Organ Company;
Bernard H. Kastory, 61, Professor in the Department of Management and Business
at Skidmore College; Barbara A. Klein, 52, Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer of CDW Corporation; and Samuel C. Scott III, 62, Chairman,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Corn Products International.
Also during the meeting, stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP
as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2007.
About the Company
Corn Products International is one of the world's largest corn refiners
and a major supplier of high-quality food ingredients and industrial products
derived from the wet milling and processing of corn and other starch-based
materials. The Company, headquartered in Westchester, Ill., is the number-one
worldwide producer of dextrose and a leading regional producer of starch, high
fructose corn syrup and glucose. In 2006, Corn Products International reported
net sales of $2.62 billion with operations in 15 countries at 34 plants,
including wholly owned businesses, affiliates and alliances. For more
information, visit http://www.cornproducts.com.
CONTACT: investors, David Prichard, +1-708-551-2592, or media, Mark
Lindley, +1-708-551-2602, both for Corn Products International, Inc.