FMC Corp. named Bethwyn Todd to a newly created role and Pramod Thota to lead FMC Professional Solutions, the business unit within FMC Agricultural Solutions serving the pest, turf and ornamental industries.
Todd’s role includes leadership of FMC’s new biosolutions and seed treatment businesses while retaining executive oversight of FMC Professional Solutions as global business director. Among other advantages, this position will allow Todd to do research and development of biologicals and other pest-fighting innovations.
Thota, transitioning from the company’s corporate development and strategy team, has been appointed director of FMC Professional Solutions. He will focus on long-term growth, strategic alliances and new product development.
“We are certain these changes will bring greater focus to our emerging businesses and establish the right structure to deliver exceptional results,” says Mark Douglas, president, FMC Agricultural Solutions.
Todd joined FMC in October 2010 as development and regulatory manager for FMC, Asia Pacific. In June 2012, she moved to the company’s Philadelphia headquarters to assume the role of director, FMC Professional Solutions.
Thota joins FMC Professional Solutions from the company’s corporate development and strategy team, where he spent the last two years focusing on strategy, mergers and acquisitions and global business development.