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CF Industries Stockholders Elect Two Members of Board of Directors And Ratify Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
Thursday, May 13, 2010
CF Industries Stockholders Elect Two Members of Board of Directors And Ratify Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm15:41 EDT Thursday, May 13, 2010 DEERFIELD, Ill. (Business Wire) -- Stockholders of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF), meeting yesterday at the company's Annual Meeting in Wheeling, IL, elected two members of the board of directors and ratified selection of KPMG LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2010. Elected to serve as directors for a three-year term were Robert C. Arzbaecher and Edward A. Schmitt. Arzbaecher, who has been a member of the board since August of 2005, is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Actuant Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of industrial products and systems. He is chairman of CF Industries' Compensation Committee. Schmitt, who also has been a member of the board since August of 2005, is the retired chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Georgia Gulf Corporation, a manufacturer of chemical products. KPMG served as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ended December 31, 2009. About CF Industries Holdings, Inc. CF Industries Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, is the holding company for the operations of CF Industries, Inc. CF Industries is a global leader in nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer manufacturing and distribution, serving both agricultural and industrial customers. CF Industries operates world-class nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing complexes in the central United States and Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes fertilizer products through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the Midwestern United States. The company also owns 50 percent interests in GrowHow UK Limited, a fertilizer manufacturer in the United Kingdom; an ammonia facility in The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; and KEYTRADE AG, a global fertilizer trading organization headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland. Additional information on CF Industries is found on the company's website at www.cfindustries.com.