FMC Announces Appointment of Kristina Hermanson as Country Manager, FMC Australasia

FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced that Kristina Hermanson has been appointed Country Manager for FMC Australasia.  She will lead the Australia and New Zealand businesses and report to Bethwyn Todd, FMC Asia Pacific President and Vice President of FMC Agricultural Solutions.

Hermanson joins FMC with an impressive leadership background across commercial planning, company transformation projects, business development, and strategy for multinational corporations.  She has 20 years of international business experience, beginning as a mechanical engineer with Alstom in Switzerland.  In 2007, Hermanson joined Archer Daniels Midland Co., a leading global agribusiness firm, and held roles across general management, commercial and business development, strategy, transformation and post-merger integration processes.  Most recently, she served as Director of Growth and Collaboration at Coca-Cola Amatil. 

“Kristina is a seasoned business leader, with experience spanning Europe and the Asia Pacific regions, including the past five years in Australia,” Todd said. “I’m excited that she is joining FMC, bringing her experience and insights into our Australasia business and more broadly to the crop protection industry in Australia and New Zealand.”

Hermanson is a non-executive board member of a nonprofit, Business for Development, aiming to grow inclusive business to tackle extreme poverty.  She earned her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and an M.B.A. in General Management from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

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.  On November 1, 2017, FMC acquired a significant portion of DuPont’s Crop Protection business.  FMC employs approximately 7,000 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in two segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions and FMC Lithium.  For more information, visit www.FMC.com.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Act of 1995: Statements in this news release that are forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning specific factors described in FMC Corporation’s 2017 Form 10-K and other SEC filings. Such information contained herein represents management’s best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. FMC Corporation does not intend to update this information and disclaims any legal obligation to the contrary. Historical information is not necessarily indicative of future performance.