January 20, 2011 11:47 ET

CNH Global N.V. Appoints New Board Member

BURR RIDGE, IL--(Marketwire - January 20, 2011) - CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) today announced the appointment of Thomas J. Colligan to the CNH Global N.V. Board of Directors. Colligan, 66, will serve as Director and a member of the Audit Committee. The appointment was effective as of January 6, 2011.

"Mr. Colligan's extensive executive and financial experience will be an important contribution to the CNH Global N.V. Board," said CNH Chairman Sergio Marchionne.

Colligan is currently a member of the boards of Office Depot and Targus and has previously served on the boards of Schering Plough Corporation, Educational Management Corporation and Anesiva, Inc. His most recent position was as Vice Dean of the University of Pennsylvania- Wharton School's Aresty Institute of Executive Education, where he was responsible for the non-degree executive education programs from July 2007 until his retirement in June 2010. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Colligan was Vice Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC") and served PwC in other capacities from 1969 to 2004, including Partner.

CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses. Supported by more than 11,600 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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