PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today that Alisha Bellezza has been appointed director of Investor Relations. In this role, Alisha will serve as the primary conduit for investor information to analysts, stockholders and potential investors. She assumes the role from Andrew Sandifer, vice president, Strategic Development, who will continue to lead the company's strategic planning, business development, and mergers and acquisitions activities in support of FMC's growth initiatives.
"Alisha has exceptional business experience and in-depth knowledge of the company, which is vital for the investment community as we continue to execute our Vision 2015 growth strategy," said Paul Graves, executive vice president and chief financial officer. "She will build on the strong foundation that Andrew Sandifer created through his leadership with our investors."
Bellezza was most recently director, Investor Analysis and Support, at FMC. She previously served as director, FMC Corporate Strategy and Development; controller, FMC Agricultural Solutions, North America and FMC Professional Solutions; and business development manager for INNOVA Solutions. Prior to joining FMC in 2006, Bellezza was a financial analyst with Verizon Communications and also held management positions with First Bank and Trust, and Bank One Corporation. She has a bachelor's degree in economics and mathematics from Tulane University and an MBA from Georgetown University.
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 2012, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.7 billion. The company employs approximately 6,000 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in four segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, FMC Minerals, and FMC Peroxygens. For more information, visit www.FMC.com.
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