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McCormick Announces Mark Timbie's Plan to Retire

               McCormick Announces Mark Timbie's Plan to Retire

PR Newswire

SPARKS, Md., March 5, 2013

SPARKS, Md., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC), a
global leader in flavor, today announced that Mark Timbie, President –
Consumer Foods Americas & Chief Administrative Officer, will be retiring at
the end of June 2013.

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Mr. Timbie has been a key leader for McCormick over the last 16 years. Besides
serving as a member of the company's Management Committee, Mark's career at
McCormick has been in leadership roles for our U.S. Consumer business as well
as President of McCormick Canada, President of McCormick's International
business and President North American Consumer Foods.

Mr. Timbie joined McCormick as a very experienced CPG executive in 1996 as
Vice President for Sales & Marketing for the McCormick/Schilling Division. He
served as Board Advisor to the Sales Group in the late 1990s and was named
Vice President & General Manager for Perimeter Products and Consumer Marketing
in 2000. He was promoted to President of McCormick Canada one year later.

His dedication to the company continued as he led the organization through a
very successful period of international expansion when he took on various
roles including President – International Consumer Products Group. In this
role, Mark was responsible for McCormick's Consumer businesses in Europe, the
Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Mexico and Latin America as well as
McCormick's Global Export Department.

"I have had the privilege of working closely with Mark over the last decade,
and I value the contributions he has made to McCormick. His dedication and
commitment serve as a textbook example for all of us to follow," said Alan
Wilson, McCormick Chairman, President and CEO. "He is an important member of
our senior team and will be missed."

Mr. Timbie served on the Board of Directors for Tasty Baking Company and
currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Catholic Charities of the
Archdiocese of Baltimore.

About McCormick

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor. With $4
billion in annual sales, the company manufactures, markets and distributes
spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire
food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.

Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by
McCormick. McCormick Brings Passion to Flavor™.

To learn more please visit us at www.mccormickcorporation.com.

For information contact:
Corporate Communications:
Lori Robinson (410) 527-6004 or lori_robinson@mccormick.com

SOURCE McCormick & Company

Website: http://www.mccormickcorporation.com