Tim Gitzel Elected To Board Of Directors Of The Mosaic Company

        Tim Gitzel Elected To Board Of Directors Of The Mosaic Company

PR Newswire

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 3, 2013

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS)
today announced that Tim Gitzel, the Chief Executive Officer of Cameco, has
been elected to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Gitzel is filling a
vacancy resulting from the retirement of Harold H. MacKay.

"Tim has built an impressive career in the mining industry, and the Board of
Directors looks forward to benefitting from his experience and leadership,"
said Robert Lumpkins, Chairman of the Board of The Mosaic Company. "We are
particularly pleased to welcome a new director with such deep ties to
Saskatchewan, where Mosaic's primary potash operations reside.

"On behalf of Mosaic's directors, I would like to thank Harold MacKay for his
many years of service. Harold made important contributions to Mosaic's
tremendous progress."

Mr. Gitzel has served as Cameco's president and CEO since 2011. He joined
Cameco, one of the world's largest uranium producers, in 2007 as senior vice
president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining Cameco, Mr. Gitzel was
executive vice president for the mining business unit of AREVA SA, in Paris,

Mr. Gitzel serves as chair of the World Nuclear Association, the co-chair of
the 2013 Mastercard Memorial Cup and a governor with Junior Achievement of
Saskatchewan. He is a past president of the Saskatchewan Mining Association
and a former director of the Mining Association of Canada and has served on
numerous boards. A native of Saskatchewan, Mr. Gitzel lives with his family in

About The Mosaic Company
The Mosaic Company is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of
concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic is a single-source
provider of phosphate and potash fertilizers and feed ingredients for the
global agriculture industry. More information on the company is available at

SOURCE The Mosaic Company

Website: http://www.mosaicco.com
Contact: Media, Rob Litt, The Mosaic Company, 763-577-6187,
rob.litt@mosaicco.com, or Investors, Laura Gagnon, The Mosaic Company,
763-577-8213, investor@mosaicco.com
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