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Andy Hedgecock Joins FMC Agricultural Solutions as Global Regulatory Affairs Director

Jul 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, July 14, 2016 - FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has named Andy  Hedgecock as Global Regulatory Affairs Director for FMC Agricultural  Solutions.  He joins the company this  month to lead the worldwide regulatory affairs organization and key advocacy  programs for the crop protection business.

Hedgecock comes to FMC from DuPont Pioneer  where he was Director, Scientific Affairs and developed the DuPont  Biotechnology Science Council.  While at  DuPont, he led engagement with scientific organizations including the National  Academy of Sciences and also served as an industry responder for GMO Answers,  funded by The Council for Biotechnology Information.  Prior to DuPont, Hedgecock worked for  Monsanto where he progressed through a series of technical and management  positions including Director of U.S. Chemical Regulatory Affairs and Lead for  Global Issues Management.

"Andy brings exceptional leadership,  scientific and advocacy experience to our Regulatory Affairs organization,"  said Mark Douglas, President, FMC Agricultural Solutions.  "A robust regulatory function is essential in  today's highly regulated crop protection business and I believe Andy's strong  industry background and experience makes him the ideal regulatory leader for  FMC."

Hedgecock has a bachelor's degree in  Chemistry and a master's in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Central  Florida and an Executive MBA from Washington University.  He serves on the EMBA Alumni Association  Board at the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University and is a  member of the American Chemical Society.

About FMC

For more than a century, FMC Corporation has  served the global agricultural, industrial and consumer markets with innovative  solutions, applications and quality products. FMC acquired Cheminova in April  2015. Revenue totaled approximately $3.3 billion in 2015. FMC employs  approximately 6,000 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in  three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition and FMC  Lithium. For more information, visit

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