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FMC Corporation Appoints K. Kyle Matthews Vice President of Human Resources

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) has named K. Kyle Matthews vice president of Human Resources.  He will report to Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman, and will join the company's Executive Committee, effective October 27, 2014.

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"Kyle is a seasoned executive who brings deep experience in building strong, high-performing teams," said Brondeau.  "As our company continues to evolve and grow around the world, an engaged workforce and our ability to attract and retain the best talent are critical elements of our success.  Kyle will lead our global HR organization and ensure that it is aligned and integrated with FMC's long-term growth strategy."

Matthews brings extensive leadership experience to FMC's HR organization.  He recently served as senior vice president of HR for Coriant, a global technology company operating in the telecommunications industry.  An employment lawyer, Kyle brings unique skills to this important role.  Previously, he was Coriant's assistant general counsel responsible for enterprise governance, litigation, employment law, compliance, ethics and social responsibility.

Matthews earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Juris Doctor degree from Brigham Young University.  He will be based at the FMC global headquarters in Philadelphia.

About FMC

FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2013, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.9 billion.  The company employs approximately 5,600 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Minerals.  For more information, visit www.FMC.com

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