November 18, 2009 14:56 ET

CNH Appoints Andreas Klauser President and CEO of Case IH

BURR RIDGE, IL--(Marketwire - November 18, 2009) - CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) today announced the appointment of Andreas Klauser as President and Chief Executive Officer of Case IH Agricultural Equipment, replacing Randal W. Baker, effective November 30, 2009.

Mr. Klauser currently heads Case IH Agricultural Equipment business in Europe and has been with the Company for 19 years. He has extensive experience in the agricultural sector and has worked closely with Mr. Baker, who is leaving to pursue another professional opportunity.

CNH would like to thank Mr. Baker for his contribution to the Company's success and wishes him the best in his new endeavor.

CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses. Supported by more than 11,300 dealers in 170 countries, CNH brings together the knowledge and heritage of its Case and New Holland brand families with the strength and resources of its worldwide commercial, industrial, product support and finance organizations. CNH Global N.V., whose stock is listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CNH), is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat S.p.A. (MI: FIA). More information about CNH and its Case and New Holland products can be found online at

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