WESTCHESTER, Ill., Jul 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) today announced Wayne M.
Hewett has been elected as a member of the Company's Board of Directors
effective September 14, 2010.
Hewett is President and Chief Executive Officer of Arysta LifeScience
Corporation. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Arysta LifeScience is the
world's largest privately held crop protection and life science company,
which provides crop protection and life science products in more than
Hewett joined Arysta LifeScience Corporation in 2009 as Chief Operating
Officer. Previously, he spent more than 20 years with various
international divisions of General Electric Company ("GE"), including
roles as President, GE Plastics Pacific; Vice President of GE Supply
Chain and Operations; and President and Chief Executive Officer of GE
Advanced Materials. He also served as a member of GE's Corporate
Hewett holds a bachelor's and master's degree in industrial engineering,
both from Stanford University.
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 a leading worldwide producer of dextrose and a major regional
producer of starches, sweeteners and other ingredients. In 2009, Corn
Products International reported net sales of $3.67 billion, with
operations in 13 countries at 28 plants, including wholly owned
businesses, affiliates and alliances. For more information, visit www.cornproducts.com.
SOURCE: Corn Products International, Inc.
Corn Products International, Inc.
Investor: John Barry, (708) 551-2592
Media: Mark Lindley, (708) 551-2602