Deborah L. DeHaas Nominated for Election to Board of Directors of CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

By: Corporate Communications
March 10, 2021


CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today announced that Deborah L. DeHaas, former vice chairman and managing partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness at Deloitte, has been nominated for election to the Company’s Board of Directors at its annual meeting of shareholders to be held on May 4, 2021.

“We are thrilled at the opportunity to have Deb join the CF Industries Board,” said Stephen A. Furbacher, chairman of the board, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. “Deb’s leadership and extensive expertise in accounting and finance, sustainability, human capital and corporate governance will serve the Board and our management team well as the Company advances its clean energy growth strategy. We look forward to her contributions as we work together to create long-term value for our shareholders.”

Following the election of Ms. DeHaas by CF Industries’ shareholders at the 2021 Annual Meeting, she is expected to join the Board’s Audit Committee and Environmental Sustainability and Community Committee. She will be the seventh new independent director added to the CF Industries Board of Directors in the last seven years.

About Deborah L. DeHaas

Deborah L. DeHaas retired from Deloitte as a Vice Chairman and the Managing Partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness in September 2020. Ms. DeHaas held numerous leadership roles at Deloitte during her 18 years of service to the firm, including as the firm's first Chief Inclusion Officer, as the Regional Managing Partner for the Midwest and Central regions of Deloitte—in which role she led the quality, client satisfaction, growth, marketplace and talent initiatives for over 10,000 professionals in fourteen states—as the Chicago Office Managing Partner, as a member of the Deloitte US board of directors, and as a member of the US Executive Committee. Before joining Deloitte, she was a partner at Arthur Andersen. Ms. DeHaas has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Leadership Center since November 2020.  She currently serves on the Board and Executive Committee of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Foundation Board. She is also a trustee and chair of the audit committee at both Northwestern University and the University of Denver. Ms. DeHaas is also a member of the board of directors of Dover Corporation, a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider, since February 2021. 

About CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

CF Industries is a leading global manufacturer of hydrogen and nitrogen products for clean energy, emissions abatement, fertilizer, and other industrial applications. We operate manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, which are among the most cost-advantaged, efficient, and flexible in the world, and an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America. Our 3,000 employees focus on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship and disciplined capital and corporate management, driving our strategy to leverage and sustainably grow the world’s most advantaged hydrogen and nitrogen platform to serve customers, creating long-term shareholder value. CF Industries routinely posts investor announcements and additional information on