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News Release: FMC Names Christina Coen U.S. Commercial Director as John Kasper Retires

Coen assumes leadership role on May 1, 2019.

PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2019 – FMC announces a leadership change to address the planned retirement of its U.S. Commercial Director, John Kasper, in June. Christina Coen, currently NorthAmerica marketing director, will assume the role of U.S. commercial director effective May 1, 2019.

“We thank John for his years of service. He built key strategic relationships that drove outstanding results for the region. John has also been a mentor to many and set the bar high for our organization,” says Amy O’Shea, vice president and North America business director for FMC.

Coen leads marketing for the full FMC portfolio of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, plant health and technology products. She joined FMC in 2017 from The Dow Chemical Company where she held operations, marketing and licensing leadership positions and was the North America crop protection project success leader.

“Christina’s knowledge and influence in the agricultural industry coupled with her ability to develop a strong team has rapidly advanced our marketing strategy and annual programs,” says O’Shea. “Alignment between sales and marketing has been core to her successful approach and in her new role that will be further strengthened.”

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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