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John Wiehoff new Polaris BoD member

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Jul '07
Polaris Industries Inc announced the appointment of John P. Wiehoff to the Company's Board of Directors effective July 26, 2007.

Mr. John Wiehoff, 45, is the chief executive officer of C.H. Robinson, a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions. He has also been a director of C.H. Robinson since December 2001. Prior to being appointed CEO in 2002, Mr. Wiehoff was the President of C.H. Robinson beginning in 1999.

Other positions held at the Company include vice president and chief financial officer, treasurer and corporate controller. Prior to joining the company in 1992, Mr. Wiehoff was employed by Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Wiehoff also serves on the Board of Directors of Donaldson Company Inc, a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts. Mr. Wiehoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John's University.

“We are pleased to welcome John to our board,” said Greg Palen, Chairman of the Polaris Board of Directors. “His leadership and extensive financial and business experience in managing a successful global company will nicely complement the many and varied talents we currently have on the Polaris Board."

With the appointment of Mr. Wiehoff, the Polaris Board of Directors now has a total of nine members. Mr. Wiehoff will also serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and will stand for re-election to the Board of Directors at its 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

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