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 http://www.cornproducts.com .
SOURCE Corn Products International, Inc.
CONTACT: Investor, Dave Prichard, +1-708-551-2592or Media, Mark
Lindley, +1-708-551-2602 both of Corn Products International, Inc.
Web site: http://www.cornproducts.com