CNH CHAIRMAN JEAN PIERRE ROSSO APPOINTED TO PRESIDENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR TRADE POLICY AND NEGOTIATIONS

"It is an honor to have been asked to participate in President Bush?s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations," CNH chairman Jean Pierre Rosso said. "With a distribution network covering over 160 countries in the world, Case New Holland is keenly aware of the importance of free and fair trade."

The purpose of ACTPN is to provide the U.S. Trade Representative with overall policy advice on matters concerning objectives and bargaining positions before entering into a trade agreement, the operation of any trade agreement once entered into, and other matters arising in connection with trade policy of the United States. The ACTPN consists of 32 members including representatives of non-federal governments, labor, industry, agriculture, small business, service industries, retail and consumer interests.