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FMC announces leadership appointments

May 22, 2018
Chemical Value Chain

FMC Corporation has announced several changes to its executive leadership, effective June 1, 2018.

Mark Douglas, president of FMC Agricultural Solutions, has been appointed president and chief operating officer. He will lead FMC’s operational, commercial and technology organizations.

Kathy Shelton, global director of Research and Development, has been appointed FMC vice president and chief technology officer.

Diane Allemang, global director of Global Portfolio Strategy and Management, has been appointed FMC vice president and chief marketing officer.

Susanne Lingard, global director of Regulatory Affairs, has been appointed FMC vice president, Regulatory Affairs.

Shelton, Allemang and Lingard will continue to report to Douglas.

“These appointments reflect a new FMC that will be focused exclusively on the discovery, development, production and commercialization of advanced crop protection technologies,” said Pierre Brondeau, CEO and chairman. “We are taking steps now, in advance of the Lithium IPO, to ensure we have the right executive team and leadership structure that will continue the growth momentum and robust performance of our agricultural sciences business.”

Brondeau added, “Mark, Kathy, Diane and Susanne are seasoned industry leaders with exceptional skills and a strong track record in global business, technology, marketing and regulatory. I look forward to working with each of them and the rest of our executive team, which is committed to our transformation and focused on delivering industry leading performance.”

Source: FMC

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