Executive Leadership

Biography PhotoPierre R. Brondeau
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, FMC Corporation
Pierre R. Brondeau

Pierre Brondeau joined FMC Corporation on January 1, 2010, as President and Chief Executive Officer, and was named Chairman of the Board on October 1, 2010. Mr. Brondeau previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow Advanced Materials, a division of The Dow Chemical Company, until September 2009.

Prior to Dow, Mr. Brondeau was President and Chief Operating Officer of Rohm and Haas Company, which was acquired by Dow Chemical in 2009. During his 20-year career at Roh... 
Biography PhotoPaul Graves
Chief Executive Officer, Planned FMC Lithium Company
Paul Graves

Paul Graves has been appointed chief executive officer for the new, publicly traded lithium materials company that was announced in 2017. The new company will be created by separating FMC Corporation’s lithium business, which is expected in October 2018.

Mr. Graves was executive vice president and chief financial officer of FMC from 2012 through 2018. He has more than 20 years of international banking and accounting experience, with a specialized focus on chemicals and agriculture.... 

Biography PhotoAndrew D. Sandifer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
Andrew D. Sandifer

Andrew D. Sandifer was named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in May 2018. Mr. Sandifer joined FMC in 2010 as Vice President, Strategic Development, with overall responsibility for all Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Planning activities. He was named Vice President, Corporate Transformation in 2014 and led several efforts to transform FMC’s portfolio, including leading the enterprise-wide integration of Cheminova A/S, a global agricultural chemical compa... 

Biography PhotoAndrea E. Utecht
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Andrea E. Utecht

Andrea Utecht was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective January 1, 2011. She joined FMC in July 2001 as Chief Legal Officer and was elected Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in January 2002.

Prior to joining FMC, Ms. Utecht was Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of ATOFINA Chemicals, Inc. (now known as Arkema Inc.). She was with ATOFINA and its predecessor companies for 20 years, including three years as Vice Presiden... 

Biography PhotoMark A. Douglas
President and Chief Operating Officer, FMC Corporation
Mark A. Douglas

Mark Douglas was named President, Agricultural Solutions effective October 1, 2012. He joined FMC Corporation in March 2010, as Vice President, Global Operations and International Development and as a member of the Executive Committee and was named President, Industrial Chemicals Group in 2011. Mr. Douglas joined FMC from Dow Chemical where he was Vice President, President Asia, Dow Advanced Materials. Prior to joining Dow, Mr. Douglas was Corporate Vice President, President Asia, Rohm and ... 

Biography PhotoTom Schneberger
Vice President, Global Business Director, FMC Lithium
Tom Schneberger

Tom Schneberger was named Vice President and Global Business Director for FMC Lithium in November 2014. He was previously Vice President and Global Business Director for Alkali Chemicals. Prior to this role, Mr. Schneberger also served as the Global Sustainability Director where he led the successful development and implementation of FMC’s corporate sustainability strategy.

Prior to joining FMC, Mr. Schneberger held leadership positions at General Chemical and Rhodia in engineering, m... 
Biography PhotoBrian P. Angeli
Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development
Brian P. Angeli

Brian Angeli was named Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations on June 2, 2014. Mr. Angeli is responsible for directing FMC's long-term growth strategy and broad strategic planning initiatives. He assumed responsibility for Investor Relations in April 2015.

Prior to joining FMC, Mr. Angeli was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division, and member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Angeli focused on the natural resources sector... 

Biography PhotoBarry J. Crawford
Vice President, Operations
Barry J. Crawford

Barry Crawford joined FMC in February, 2012, with more than 25 years of global manufacturing, supply chain, and engineering experience in the specialty chemical industry. In his new role, he has functional oversight for the global FMC Manufacturing Network, large-scale capital projects, and the company’s global supply chain.

Mr. Crawford joins FMC from The Dow Chemical Company, where he most recently led manufacturing, engineering, and the technical organization for Dow Coating Mate... 

Biography PhotoKenneth A. Gedaka
Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Kenneth A. Gedaka

Kenneth Gedaka joined FMC Corporation as vice president of Corporate Communications in September 2011. He is responsible for the company’s public affairs, internal and external communications, executive communications, philanthropy, and corporate brand and reputation.

Prior to FMC, Mr. Gedaka spent 16 years with Rohm and Haas Company in a variety of corporate and business communication roles of increasing responsibility, including manufacturing site public affairs, organizational a... 

Biography PhotoKyle Matthews
Vice President, Human Resources
Kyle Matthews

Kyle Matthews was named vice president of Human Resources in October 2014. Mr. Matthews brings more than 20 years of extensive leadership experience in human resources to FMC. He recently served as senior vice president of human resources for Coriant, a global technology company operating in the telecommunications industry formerly part of Nokia Siemens Networks.

In that capacity Kyle led several strategic human resources initiatives in addition to human resource management. Addi... 

Biography PhotoKaren M. Totland, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Procurement, Global Facilities & Corporate Sustainability
Karen M. Totland, Ph.D.

Karen M. Totland, Ph.D. serves as Vice President, Global Procurement, Global Procurement and Corp Sustainability for FMC Corporation

Karen joined FMC in November of 2010, from Firmenich, a leading Fragrance and Flavor company based in Switzerland where she spent 14 years, most recently as Vice President, Global Purchasing. Here she obtained experience leading purchasing and strategic sourcing at a global level. Karen has a proven track record building new organizations, achieving bott...