PHILADELPHIA, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today that Andrew Sandifer, vice president, Corporate Planning and Development, is assuming responsibility for investor relations. Sandifer will continue to lead the company's strategic planning, business development and mergers and acquisitions as part of this expanded role.
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"We are pleased to have an executive of Andrew's caliber and experience to lead investor relations," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman. "Andrew has been an important leader in building FMC's strategic planning discipline and developing the company's Vision 2015 strategy. His previous investor relations experience and his broad understanding of FMC's growth strategy will ensure that Andrew is a valuable resource to our investment community."
Sandifer assumes leadership of FMC investor relations from Brennen Arndt, who has accepted a new position at another company.
Sandifer joined FMC in 2010 from ARAMARK Corporation. He was previously with Rohm and Haas Company, now part of The Dow Chemical Company, where he held roles in strategic planning, investor relations, sales, marketing, corporate finance, and general management. Sandifer was a manager with the Boston Consulting Group and earlier in his career held engineering, operations and technical roles with International Paper and James River Paper companies. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech, and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.
About FMC Corporation
FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial, environmental and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. In 2011, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.4 billion. The company employs approximately 5,000 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. For more information, visit www.FMC.com.
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