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FMC Corporation Announces New Executive Roles and Newly Elected Vice President

December 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced new roles for three business executives.

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Bethwyn Todd, global director of FMC Professional Solutions, Seed Treatment and BioSolutions, has been named director for Agricultural Solutions in Asia and president of FMC Asia.  She also was elected a vice president of FMC Corporation by the Board of Directors.  Todd brings extensive international and business experience to this role having previously worked in the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, and at Monsanto where she held several commercial, regulatory, and corporate leadership roles.  Bethwyn joined FMC in 2010 as Asia Pacific Development and Regulatory manager in Bangkok, Thailand.

Eric Norris has been named vice president and global business director for FMC Health and Nutrition.  He is a 25-year industry veteran who brings extensive commercial and enterprise leadership experience to this role.  Norris was previously vice president and global business director for FMC Lithium.  He joined FMC in 2001, and earlier in his career was director of Investor Relations for FMC and Rohm and Haas Company.

Tom Schneberger has been named vice president and global business director for FMC Lithium.  He is a seasoned leader who has held several commercial and corporate roles in FMC.  Schneberger was previously vice president and business director for FMC Alkali Chemicals.  Prior to FMC, he worked for General Chemical and Rhodia in sales and marketing, engineering and business development.

"We are pleased to have these strong leaders assume new roles across our company.  Bethwyn, Eric and Tom bring unique skills and capabilities to these important business and regional positions, and we look forward to their continued leadership in driving FMC's growth," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman.

FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2013, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.9 billion.  The company employs approximately 6,000 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Minerals. For more information, visit

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