Whirlpool Corporation to Present at the Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

Whirlpool Corporation announced today that it will participate in the Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on Monday, March 9 at 11:35 a.m. EDT at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida. Presenting for Whirlpool Corporation will be Jeff M. Fettig, chairman and chief executive officer.

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Whirlpool Corporation's presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and may be accessed at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rj43/whr/. Listeners are encouraged to log on to the Web site to register and download any required software approximately five minutes prior to the start of the presentation.

Interested parties also may listen to the Whirlpool presentation through the company's Web site at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/ by clicking on the "Investors" tab and then clicking "Presentations." The presentation will be archived through the end of March.

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $19 billion, 70,000 employees, and 69 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Consul, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world. Additional information about the company can be found at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/.

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: angela_m_hersil@whirlpool.com

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation

CONTACT: Media: Jill Saletta, +1-269-923-7405, Media@Whirlpool.com;
Financial: Greg Fritz, +1-269-923-2641, investor_relations@whirlpool.com, both
of Whirlpool Corporation