CNH Names President of new Holland agricultural equipment

barryengle.jpgBURR RIDGE, IL (August 19, 2008) – CNH Global N.V. has named Barry Engle to lead the company’s New Holland Agricultural Equipment S.p.A., effective September 8. Engle will become the unit’s president and chief executive officer, a position assumed on an interim basis a year ago by CNH President and Chief Executive Officer Harold Boyanovsky.

“Barry Engle has extensive international management experience and an impressive record of results. We are pleased to welcome him,” said Boyanovsky.

Engle has worked in the automotive industry since 1992, holding a variety of positions with Ford Motor Company in North America, Latin America and Asia. Most recently he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford of Canada. He previously served as General Manager, Ford Division Marketing in the United States. Other notable positions include President, Ford of Brazil & Mercosul; General Manager of Worldwide Direct Market Operations; Director of North American Product Planning & Strategy; General Marketing Manager, Parts & Service Division; Brand Strategy Manager, Mazda Motors Corp.; and Strategic Planning Manager, Ford of Mexico. Engle left Ford in the late-90s to obtain first-hand automotive retail experience as a Chrysler Plymouth Jeep dealer in Salt Lake City, Utah and returned to the company after three years.

Before becoming involved in the auto industry, Engle held finance and marketing positions in the consumer packaged goods business. He worked for General Mills, Inc. from 1987 to 1989 and Nabisco Brands, Inc. from 1989 to 1990. In 1991 he worked in the Office of Political Affairs at the White House.

Engle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

New Holland Agriculture is a world leader in agricultural, utility and construction equipment. New Holland sells and services an innovative and diverse line of agricultural and utility equipment, including a full line of tractors as well as hay and forage equipment, harvesting, crop production and material handling equipment.

Sales, parts and service are provided to customers by New Holland dealers throughout the

United States and Canada. There are more than 1,100 New Holland dealerships located throughout North America.

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For more information, contact:

Thomas Witom

CNH, News and Information (630) 887-2345

Gene H. Hemphill

New Holland, Industry Affairs Manager

(717) 475-2152

For press release information and photos, visit www.newhollandmediakit.com

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