March 29, 2011 11:08 ET

CNH Announces Results of 2011 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

BURR RIDGE, IL--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - CNH Global N.V. today announced that at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held Tuesday in The Netherlands, the Company's shareholders, among other things, adopted the Company's annual accounts for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010, approved the Board of Directors' proposal to not issue a dividend, re-elected all of the existing directors, elected a new director, Mr. Thomas J. Colligan, and appointed Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent auditors. Shareholders also authorized the Board to resolve on any future issue of shares and granting of rights thereto for a period of five years, and ratified amendments to the Company's Outside Directors Compensation Plan and Equity Incentive Plan.

CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses. Supported by approximately 11,300 dealers in approximately 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 Industrial S.p.A. (MI: FI). More information about CNH and its Case and New Holland products can be found online at

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