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David Prichard Joins Corn Products International as Director of Investor Relations

WESTCHESTER, Ill., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO), a leading global provider of agriculturally derived ingredients for diversified industries, announced today that David A. Prichard has joined the Company as director, investor relations. He reports to Cheryl K. Beebe, vice president and chief financial officer.

Prichard brings to the Company more than 20 years of senior investor relations and corporate communications experience spanning the agricultural, chemical, health care, industrial and telecommunications sectors. He most recently served as director, investor relations and corporate communications for Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD) in Racine, Wis., where he led the global external and internal communications and investor relations programs.

From 1996 to 2004, Prichard was vice president, investor and corporate relations and a member of the senior management team for the former IMC Global Inc., a leading global producer and distributor of crop nutrients based in Lake Forest, Ill. He was vice president, investor and corporate relations for the former Vigoro Corporation and Equity Group Investments, both of Chicago, from 1994-96. He previously held senior investor relations and corporate communications positions with Mallinckrodt Group Inc. (formerly International Minerals & Chemical Corporation) and Abbott Laboratories.

Prichard holds a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and has completed "The Theory and Practice of Investor Relations" at the University of Michigan School of Business.

Prichard is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and its Senior Roundtable as well as president of the Chicago Chapter of NIRI for 2005-06. He also is a member of the Investor Relations Council of the Manufacturers Alliance, The Conference Board's Global Council of Investor Relations Executives, the Financial Communications Section of the Public Relations Society of America, and the International Association of Business Communicators. He is secretary and a director of The Volunteer Center of Northwest Suburban Chicago.

Corn Products International, Inc. 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 is the number-one worldwide producer of dextrose and a leading regional producer of starch, high fructose corn syrup and glucose. In 2004, the Company recorded net sales of $2.3 billion with operations in 16 countries at 34 plants, including wholly owned businesses, affiliates and alliances. Headquartered in Westchester, Ill., it was founded in 1906. For more information, visit .

SOURCE Corn Products International, Inc.

Investor, Dave Prichard, +1-708-551-2592
or Media, Mark Lindley, +1-708-551-2602
both of Corn Products International, Inc.
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