PHILADELPHIA – FMC Corporation has hired Kyle Richards as pest and nursery/greenhouse market manager within its GSS, professional solutions division. FMC is a leader in the pest control, golf and lawncare professional solutions market. Its comprehensive portfolio of insecticides, fungicides and herbicides provide PMPs, as well as golf and lawn care professionals, differentiated solutions designed to help professionals efficiently control pests, while maintaining beautiful turf, lawns and landscapes.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Kyle’s deep industry and investigational experience joining our team,” said Michael Sisti, North American Marketing Manager for FMC’s GSS, Professional Solutions group.
Richards brings a strong technical background to his new role. He has significant insecticide experience in research and development with both DuPont (Newark, Del.) and Corteva Agriscience (Indianapolis, Ind.). He has worked with biologicals focused on seed applied insecticides has a strong foundational knowledge with the diamide (chlorantraniliprole and cyantraniliprole) class of chemistry. He is also a member of the Entomological Society of America.
In his new role based out of FMC’s corporate headquarters, Richards will return to the Philadelphia area, where he earned a BA in biological studies and environmental science at Eastern University. He also holds an MS in agroecology from the University of Florida.