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Dennis P. Kelleher Elected Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CF Industries

Monday, August 22, 2011

Dennis P. Kelleher Elected Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CF Industries08:42 EDT Monday, August 22, 2011 DEERFIELD, Ill. (Business Wire) -- CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Dennis P. Kelleher senior vice president and chief financial officer effective immediately. He succeeds Anthony J. Nocchiero, who retired in 2010. Mr. Kelleher, 47, has worked in financial and commercial capacities at Amoco Corporation and its successor, BP PLC, for the last 21 years. Most recently he has served as Vice President, Portfolio and Strategy, for BP's upstream business. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Pan American Energy, LLC, a joint venture between BP and Bridas Corporation, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Earlier in his career he held financial positions in oil, gas and petrochemical operations in North Africa and Asia and management positions in corporate mergers and acquisitions and Asian chemical joint venture operations. “We are very pleased to add an executive of Dennis' caliber to our senior leadership team,” commented Stephen R. Wilson, chairman and chief executive officer of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. “We look forward to his leadership of the finance team and to the broader contributions that his wide-ranging experience and business acumen will allow him to make.” Mr. Kelleher is a certified public accountant and was employed as a senior accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co. early in his career. He holds a Bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and a Masters of Management degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 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 manufacturing and distribution of nitrogen and phosphate products, serving both agricultural and industrial customers. CF Industries operates world-class nitrogen manufacturing complexes in the central United States and Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes plant nutrients 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 plant nutrient manufacturer in the United Kingdom; an ammonia facility in The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; and KEYTRADE AG, a global plant nutrient trading organization headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland. CF Industries routinely posts investor announcements and additional information on the company's website at and encourages those interested in the company to check there frequently. CF Industries Holdings, Inc.Investor Contact:Terry Huch, 847-405-2515thuch@cfindustries.comorMedia Contact:Susan Fisher,