Executive Leadership

Mark A. Douglas , President and Chief Executive Officer


Mark Douglas became president and chief executive officer of FMC in June 2020. He has led the company’s commercial, operational and technology organizations as president and chief operating officer of FMC since June 2018. Mark was named president of the Agricultural Solutions business in October 2012, after being named president of the Industrial Chemicals Group in 2011. He joined FMC in March 2010 as vice president, Global Operations and International Development. Mark was previously with The Dow Chemical Company where he was vice president, president Asia, Dow Advanced Materials. Prior to Dow, he was corporate vice president, president Asia, Rohm and Haas Company, based in Shanghai. During his 21 years with Rohm and Haas, he held sales, marketing and executive management positions in London, Singapore, Shanghai and Philadelphia.

Mark is a director of FMC Corporation and Quaker Houghton. He is also a member of the Crop Life International Board of Directors and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Diane Allemang , Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer


Diane Allemang is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for FMC. She joined FMC in 2015 with the Cheminova acquisition. At Cheminova, she was Executive Vice President for North America. Diane was with Cheminova for 14 years in various commercial and regulatory roles at the global and regional levels. Prior to that, she was a Vice President with the consulting firm of Jellinek, Schwartz & Connolly, Inc., where she managed the firm’s pesticide practice and advised clients on pesticide regulatory matters. Diane served as Chair of the CropLife America Board of Directors from 2015-2017, the first woman to do so in the association’s 80-year history. She is the winner of the 2022 Women in Agribusiness Demeter Award of Excellence and holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.

Ronaldo Pereira , Executive Vice President and President, FMC Americas


Ronaldo Pereira serves as the Executive Vice President and President, FMC Americas for FMC following a career of more than 20 years in marketing, business development and commercial leadership positions. He joined the Company as a field agronomist in 1995 and advanced through a series of roles in marketing, sales, product management and business development across Latin America before moving to the United States as the global director of strategic marketing in 2008. In 2011, he moved to Brazil to assume commercial responsibilities before leaving FMC to lead the Rotam CropSciences business in Brazil. In 2016, Ronaldo returned to FMC as General Manager, Brazil before expanding his role as Vice President, Latin America. Most recently, he has served as President, FMC Latin America. Originally from Londrina, Brazil, he has lived in Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. at different stages of his career.

Michael F. Reilly , Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


Michael F. Reilly was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in April 2019. He joined FMC in 2002 as group counsel for the Agricultural Solutions business with responsibility for all business legal affairs, including M&A, joint ventures, litigation, and compliance. He was named assistant general counsel and group counsel for Agricultural Solutions in 2004 and was promoted to associate general counsel in 2013. Michael was named vice president, associate general counsel and chief compliance officer in 2016, with responsibility for the company’s ethics and compliance processes, as well as support of quarterly SEC disclosures and continued oversight of global Agricultural Solutions legal initiatives.

Prior to FMC, he served in several legal roles of increasing responsibility for Zeneca Inc., Zeneca Ag Products, Inc. and Syngenta Corporation. Earlier in his career, Michael worked as an attorney in private practice, specializing in litigation and environmental law, at the law firms of Sidley & Austin in New York and Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and his juris doctorate from Harvard Law School. He previously served as a director at Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent, a provider of pro bono legal services, for which he remains active as a volunteer.

Seva Rostovtsev, Ph.D. , Vice President and Chief Technology Officer


Seva Rostovtsev, Ph.D. assumed the role of Vice President and Chief Technical Officer in April of 2023. In this role he oversees FMC’s global network of more than 800 scientists located in India, Brazil, France, Denmark and the United States and their collective effort to cultivate FMC’s robust discovery and development pipelines.

Previously, Seva served as FMC’s Director of Discovery Chemistry for Agricultural Solutions. Prior to FMC, he held research and technical leadership roles throughout DuPont beginning in 2003, including Process Chemistry and Engineering, Emerging Technologies and Fungicide Discovery Chemistry.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the Higher Chemical College in Moscow, Russia, a Master of Science in chemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. As a post-doc in the Sharpless lab at The Scripps Research Institute, Seva was one of the co-inventors of copper-catalyzed Click Chemistry, which won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Andrew D. Sandifer , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Andrew D. Sandifer was named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in May 2018. Andrew joined FMC in 2010 as Vice President, Strategic Development, with overall responsibility for all Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Planning activities. He was named Vice President, Corporate Transformation in 2014 and led several efforts to transform FMC’s portfolio, including leading the enterprise-wide integration of Cheminova A/S, a global agricultural chemical company acquired by FMC, until being named Treasurer in 2016.

Before joining FMC, Andrew was Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, for ARAMARK Corporation. Prior to ARAMARK, he spent seven years with Rohm and Haas Company, now part of The Dow Chemical Company, where he held roles in Strategic Planning, Sales, Marketing, Investor Relations, and General Management. Earlier in his career Andrew spent five years with the Boston Consulting Group and held engineering, operations and technical roles with International Paper and James River Paper companies.

Andrew earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech, and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Andrew serves on the Board of Directors for Koppers Holdings Inc., as well as on the Board of Trustees of Germantown Academy, where he is a member of the Finance, Audit, and Investment Committees. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Philabundance, the leading hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley, from 2014 – 2022, serving as Board Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee from 2017 – 2022.