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News Release: Agricultural Retailers Association Names Coen to its Executive Committee

FMC commercial director to represent crop protection and seed supplier members.

PHILADELPHIA, October 15, 2019 – Christina Coen, U.S. commercial director for FMC, has been appointed to the Ag Retailers Association (ARA) Executive Committee and will serve a one-year term as industry representative beginning January 1. Coen has been a member of the ARA board of directors, representing the crop protection and seed industry segment and serves on the ARA Member Services, Communications and Conference committees.

“Christina is a welcome addition to our Executive Committee, and our nominating committee was pleased she accepted this role. In her short tenure on the ARA board, Christina has been recognized as someone who provides quality input to our decisions and tells us what we need to hear,” said Daren Coppock, ARA president and CEO.

Coen said, “It will be a privilege to serve on the ARA Executive Committee to support member engagement and to advocate on critical industry issues. As an innovation-driven company that is distributor-aligned and retail-focused, FMC shares ARA’s mission to foster retailer success.”

FMC has been a strong supporter of ARA, including primary sponsorship of the ARA CrisisCommunications Workshop, since its inception. “We appreciate having FMC’s participation, support and sponsorship, and working with people like Christina and the DC-based government relations teams on issues of mutual interest,” added Coppock. 

About Agricultural Retailers Association
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) is a nonprofit trade association representing the interests of retailers across the United States on legislative and regulatory issues on Capitol Hill. As the political voice of agricultural retailers, ARA not only represents its membership but also educates members on the political process and important issues affecting the industry. For more information on current legislative and regulatory issues impacting agricultural retailers, visit

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About FMC
FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, provides innovative solutions to growers around the world with a robust product portfolio fueled by a market-driven discovery and development pipeline in crop protection, plant health, and professional pest and turf management. This powerful combination of advanced technologies includes leading insect control products based on Rynaxypyr® and Cyazypyr® active ingredients; Authority®, Boral®, Centium®, Command® and Gamit® branded herbicides; Talstar® and Hero® branded insecticides; and flutriafol-based fungicides. The FMC portfolio also includes biologicals such as Quartzo® and Presence® bionematicides. FMC Corporation employs approximately 6,500 employees around the globe. To learn more, please visit


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