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FMC Expands Leadership Team

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Pramod Thota will lead FMC Professional Solutions as Bethwyn Todd transitions to a newly created role.

| June 16, 2014

Pramod Thota

PHILADELPHIA – FMC Corporation continues to invest in the professional pest services market by naming Bethwyn Todd to a newly created, expanded role and bringing in Pramod Thota to lead FMC Professional Solutions (FPS), the business unit within FMC Agricultural Solutions serving the pest, turf and ornamental industries. 

Todd’s role includes leadership of FMC's new BioSolutions and Seed Treatment businesses while retaining executive oversight of FPS as global business director. Among other advantages, this position will allow Todd to leverage research and development of biologicals and other pest-fighting innovations across all business units. Thota, transitioning from the company's Corporate Development and Strategy Team, has been appointed director of FPS, focusing on long-term growth, strategic alliances and new product development.

“We are certain these changes will bring greater focus to our emerging businesses and establish the right structure to deliver exceptional results,” said Mark Douglas, president, FMC Agricultural Solutions.

Bethwyn Todd

Todd joined FMC in October 2010 as development and regulatory manager for FMC, Asia Pacific. In June 2012, she moved to the company’s Philadelphia headquarters to assume the role of director, FMC Professional Solutions. In addition to leading growth initiatives, working with customers and distributors, and helping bring new products to market, she has been active in the company's global strategic alliance with Chr. Hansen, a leading biosciences company. FMC has created an end-to-end biological platform that complements its traditional strengths in synthetic chemistries, and positions the company to be a future leader in biological plant protection.

Thota joins FMC Professional Solutions from the company's Corporate Development and Strategy Team, where he spent the last two years focusing on strategy, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and global business development. Prior to FMC, Thota worked as a management consultant with Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) and advised major chemical and energy companies on growth strategies, M&A and strategic business transformations. He holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in civil engineering as well as a master's of business administration from Duke University.

For more information on FMC personnel and products, visit www.fmcprofessionalsolutions.com.
 

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