Raymond F. Bentele. Age 71, director since October 2004. Mr. Bentele is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Mallinckrodt Inc., having served in that capacity from 1982 to 1992. Mr. Bentele was Executive Vice President of Mallinckrodt Group Inc. (formerly known as IMCERA Group Inc.) from 1989 until his retirement. He is also a director of the AMCON Distributing Company and Leggett & Platt Inc. and previously served as a director of IMC Global Inc. from 1990 to 1991 and from June 1994 to October 2004. Mr. Bentele is serving as an IMC Director pursuant to our Investor Rights Agreement with Cargill as described under "Policies Relating to the Board of Directors--Nomination and Selection of Directors" and will retire from our Board of Directors at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting. Our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee has retained SpencerStuart, a director search firm, to help identify potential director candidates to fill the vacancy that will be created by Mr. Bentele's retirement from our Board. We will fill this vacancy in accordance with our Certificate of Incorporation, our Bylaws and, if applicable at the time we fill this vacancy, our Investor Rights Agreement with Cargill. The person elected to fill this vacancy would be elected to serve for the remainder of Mr. Bentele's unexpired term, i.e., until our Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2010.