Cotton Incorporated Reorganizes Global Marketing Division

New York, August 1, 2002 Positioning itself to better service decision makers in an industry that
has become more global, and to more effectively reach an increasingly discerning consumer, Cotton
Incorporated is reorganizing its Global Product Marketing Division.Effective immediately, the
companys Global Product Marketing Division in the Western Hemisphere will consist of two
departments: Americas Mill Marketing and Brand Marketing.Mike Tyndall, previously senior director
of Global Product Marketing, will now hold the position of senior director of Americas Mill
Marketing. Tyndall will be responsible for strengthening Cotton Incorporateds support of the U.S.
textile industry, as well as the companys activities in Latin America and Canada. He will continue
to report to Dean Turner, senior vice president, Global Product Marketing.Dennis Horstman,
previously manager, Global Product Marketing, has been promoted to director, Brand Marketing.
Horstman will be responsible for strengthening Cotton Incorporateds influence on national and
private label brands in the U.S, which have been identified as the critical link to todays
consumer. The department will focus on reaching branded product management to assist with their
product needs, both from a development and a sourcing viewpoint. Horstman will also report to
Turner.The two departments will continue to coordinate activities with the companys research and
consumer marketing divisions, as well as its global operations covering Europe and Asia.Cotton
Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile
products, is the research and marketing company representing upland cotton, the number one selling
fiber in the world.