People: FMC Corp (FMC.N)

FMC.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pierre Brondeau

56 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Graves

42 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Mark Douglas

51 2013 President of FMC Agricultural Solutions

Edward Flynn

55 2013 President - FMC Minerals

Andrea Utecht

65 2010 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Thomas Deas

63 2001 Vice President, Treasurer

Andrew Sandifer

Vice President - Strategic Development, Investor Relations Officer

K'Lynne Johnson

45 2013 Director

Eduardo Cordeiro

46 2011 Independent Director

G. Peter D'Aloia

69 2002 Independent Director

C. Scott Greer

63 2002 Independent Director

Dirk Kempthorne

62 2009 Independent Director

Paul Norris

66 2006 Independent Director

Robert Pallash

63 2008 Independent Director

William Powell

68 2011 Independent Director

Vincent Volpe

56 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Pierre Brondeau

Dr. Pierre R. Brondeau, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of FMC Corp. Mr. Brondeau was elected Chairman of the Company in October 2010. Before joining the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2010, Mr. Brondeau served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Dow Advanced Materials Division, until his retirement in September 2009. Prior to Dow’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas Company in April 2009, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Rohm and Haas from May 2008. Mr. Brondeau held numerous executive positions during his tenure at Rohm and Haas from 1989 through May 2008. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of TE Connectivity and Marathon Oil Corporation. Mr. Brondeau’s current role as President, CEO and Chairman of the Company and his former senior executive positions in the chemical industry make him an important contributor to the Board.

Paul Graves

Mr. Paul W. Graves serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of FMC Corporation, effective from October 1, 2012. He comes to FMC from Goldman Sachs & Company, where he has worked since 2000, most recently as partner (since 2008) and managing director (since 2006). Mr. Graves began his career at Ernst & Young in 1993 in the audit practice before moving to British Sky Broadcasting Group as an internal auditor. He moved into investment banking in 1998 where he held positions of increasing responsibility at London-based ING Barings and J. Henry Schroder & Company. Mr. Graves earned his bachelor of arts in Accounting and Finance from Nottingham Trent University, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young.

Mark Douglas

Mr. Mark A. Douglas is President of FMC Agricultural Solutions, a subsidiary of FMC Corp. He joined FMC in 2010 as vice president of Global Services and International Development. Prior to FMC, he held a variety of commercial, research, regional, and global roles in the chemical industry, including leadership positions at Rohm and Haas Company and The Dow Chemical Company. In addition to FMC Agricultural Products Group, Douglas will retain executive oversight for the Latin America Region and the Procurement organization.

Edward Flynn

Mr. Edward T. Flynn is President - FMC Minerals of FMC Corp. He has held a variety of engineering, manufacturing, functional, and business roles of increasing responsibility at several FMC locations during his career. He was promoted to division manager for Alkali Chemicals in 2002, where he has been a champion of the business's low-cost model.

Andrea Utecht

Ms. Andrea E. Utecht is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of FMC Corp. She has been Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since 2001, Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Atofina Chemicals Inc, since 1996.

Thomas Deas

Mr. Thomas C. Deas, Jr., is Vice President, Treasurer of FMC Corp., since December 31, 2001. He was Vice President, Treasurer and CFO, Applied Tech Products Corp. (98-01); Vice President, Treasurer and CFO, Airgas, Inc. (97-98); Vice President, Treasurer and CFO, Maritrans, Inc. (96-97); Vice President—Treasury and Assistant Treasurer, Scott Paper Company (88-96).

Andrew Sandifer

K'Lynne Johnson

Ms. K'Lynne Johnson serves as Director of FMC Corporation, effective September 23, 2013. She is CEO and president of Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a Chicago-based global specialty chemicals company that transforms natural oils into high-performance, cost-effective and eco-friendly alternatives to petrochemicals. Elevance products and technologies are used in personal care products, detergents and cleaners, lubricants and additives, engineered polymers and other specialty chemicals markets. Prior to being named CEO and president of Elevance, Johnson was senior vice president of the global derivatives operating company within BP Innovene, one of the world's global petrochemical and refining companies. She has served in a variety of leadership and executive positions for more than 20 years at Amoco, BP Chemicals, Innovene and Elevance. Johnson earned a bachelor's degree in Organizational Psychology and a master's in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University.

Eduardo Cordeiro

Mr. Eduardo E. Cordeiro is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since June 1, 2011. Mr. Cordeiro has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cabot Corporation since 2009. He joined Cabot in 1998 and has held several corporate, business and executive management positions including General Manager of Cabot’s Fumed Metal Oxides and Tantalum businesses and Vice President of Corporate Strategy. Prior to joining Cabot, Mr. Cordeiro was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and a founding partner of The Economics Resource Group. Mr. Cordeiro brings extensive strategy, finance and chemical industry experience to the Board. He has developed corporate strategy experience working for The Boston Consulting Group and more specifically chemical industry strategy experience leading Cabot’s corporate strategy function for the last several years. He also brings deep financial experience having held multiple finance roles at Cabot over the last 15 years, including, most recently, the CFO position. Mr. Cordeiro also brings operational and chemical industry business experience to the Board having been General Manager for two of Cabot’s core specialty chemical businesses.

G. Peter D'Aloia

Mr. G. Peter D'Aloia is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since December 11, 2002. Mr. D’Aloia has served as Managing Director and a member of the Board of Directors of Ascend Performance Materials Holdings, Inc. since June 1, 2009. From February 2000 until June 2008, Mr. D’Aloia served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trane, Inc. (formerly American Standard Companies, Inc.). Prior to that, he was employed by AlliedSignal Inc. (now known as Honeywell), a diversified industrial company, most recently serving as Vice President-Strategic Planning and Business Development. He spent 28 years with AlliedSignal Inc. in diverse management positions, including Vice President-Taxes, Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President and Controller, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Engineered Materials sector. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of ITT Corporation and Wabco, Inc. Mr. D’Aloia’s significant financial and business experience resulting from senior executive and financial roles in large manufacturing operations, and service as a director of other public companies, make him eminently qualified to be a director of the Company and to serve as a financial expert on the Audit Committee.

C. Scott Greer

Mr. C. Scott Greer is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since December 11, 2002. Since June 2006, Mr. Greer has been a principal in Greer and Associates, a private investment management firm. Until June 2005, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flowserve Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial flow management equipment. He served as Chairman from April 2000 and as its President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2000. Mr. Greer joined Flowserve Corporation in 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer. In March 2005, without admitting or denying the SEC’s charges, Mr. Greer consented to the issuance by the SEC of an administrative order concluding that he caused Flowserve to violate the SEC’s periodic reporting requirements and Regulation FD, and he consented to the entry of a final judgment requiring him to pay a related $50,000 civil penalty. Prior to joining Flowserve, Mr. Greer was President of UT Automotive, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, a supplier of automotive systems and components, from 1997 to 1999. He was President and a director of Echlin, Inc., an automotive parts supplier, from 1990 to 1997, and its Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Greer served on the Board of Directors of Washington Group from 2002 to 2007. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of eMedicalFiles, Inc.

Dirk Kempthorne

Honourable Governor Dirk A. Kempthorne is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since April 28, 2009. Governor Kempthorne was appointed to his current position with the American Council of Life Insurers in November 2010. Prior to that, he served as the 49th United States Secretary of the Interior from June 2006 until January 2009. From January 1999 until his appointment as Secretary of the Interior, Governor Kempthorne served as the Governor of Idaho. He was also a United States Senator representing the State of Idaho from 1993 to 1999 and was the Mayor of Boise, Idaho from 1986 to 1993. Governor Kempthorne has been Chairman of the National Governors Association, Chairman of the Western Governors Association and President of the Council of State Governments. He also served as a member of the Homeland Security Task Force. Governor Kempthorne is a member of the Board of Directors of Olympic Steel. His lengthy experience in government, both on the federal and state level, makes Governor Kempthorne well qualified to serve as a director of the Company, which interfaces with numerous regulatory agencies in several facets of its operations.

Paul Norris

Mr. Paul J. Norris is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since 2006. Until May 2005, Mr. Norris served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of W. R. Grace & Co., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals. Mr. Norris was actively engaged in W. R. Grace’s businesses for the six years prior to his retirement as Chief Executive Officer. He resigned as a member of W. R. Grace’s Board of Directors in February 2010. Mr. Norris joined W.R. Grace as President and CEO in November 1998 and became Chairman in January 1999. Prior to joining W.R. Grace, Mr. Norris was at AlliedSignal Inc. (now known as Honeywell) for nine years and served as Senior Vice President and President, Specialty Chemicals, from 1997 to 1998; President, AlliedSignal Polymers Division from 1994 to 1997; and President, AlliedSignal Chemicals & Catalysts (formerly Fluorine Products Division) from 1989 to 1994. From 1981 to 1989, Mr. Norris served in various executive capacities with Engelhard Corporation (now a part of BASF Corporation), including President of Catalysts and Chemicals, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Catalysts, and Vice President and Business Director for Petroleum Catalysts. Mr. Norris has previously served on the Board of Directors of Borden Chemicals, Inc., Ecolab, Inc. and Nalco Holding Company. He is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sealy Corporation, and performs advisory services for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., currently the stockholder of Sealy Corporation.

Robert Pallash

Mr. Robert C. Pallash is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since April 22, 2008. Until December 2013, Mr. Pallash served as President, Global Customer Group and Senior Vice President of Visteon Corporation, an automotive parts manufacturer, since January 2008. From August 2005 to January 2008, Mr. Pallash was Senior Vice President, Asia Customer Group for Visteon. He joined Visteon in September 2001 as Vice President, Asia Pacific. Visteon filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in May 2009 and exited in October 2010. Prior to joining Visteon, Mr. Pallash served as President of TRW Automotive Japan from 1999. Until December 2013, Mr. Pallash served on the Board of Directors of Halla Climate Controls in South Korea, a majority-owned subsidiary of Visteon Corporation. Mr. Pallash’s international experience, particularly in Asia where the Company seeks to grow its business, enables him to bring significant value as a member of the Board.

William Powell

Mr. William H. Powell is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since June 1, 2011. Mr. Powell retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The National Starch and Chemical Company in 2006. He joined National Starch in 1976 and held numerous management and executive positions in the company. When National Starch was a subsidiary of the UK chemical company ICI PLC, Mr. Powell was an Executive Vice President and a director of ICI PLC. Prior to joining National Starch, he was with Novamont Corporation and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., and served as an officer in the United States Air Force. He currently serves as a non-executive director for Granite Construction Incorporated and PolyOne Corporation.

Vincent Volpe

Mr. Vincent R. Volpe, Jr., is Independent Director of FMC Corp., since October 1, 2007. Mr. Volpe is the Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of Dresser-Rand Group, Inc., a leading supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the worldwide oil, gas, petrochemical and process industries. He has served in those positions since his election in September 2000. Previously he served as Chief Operating Officer of Dresser-Rand Group, Inc. from 1999 until September 2000. Since joining Dresser-Rand in 1981, Mr. Volpe has held several diverse management positions. He served as President, Turbo Products Division from 1997-1999; President-Europe from 1996-1997; Vice President and General Manager, Turbo Products Division-European Operations from 1993-1996; Executive Vice President, European Operations from 1992-93; Vice President, Marketing and Engineering, Steam & Turbo Products-European Operations. Mr. Volpe is currently an advisor to the Board of Directors of Archbishop Walsh High School (Olean, NY). In his current role as the CEO of a large manufacturing company and with his significant international experience, Mr. Volpe has the experience necessary to provide valuable oversight to the Company in the conduct of its business.

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