PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced that its board of directors has elected Nicholas Pfeiffer an FMC vice president. Pfeiffer is the company's corporate controller and chief accounting officer, and will assume additional responsibilities for the Tax group. Eric Norris, vice president and global business director for FMC Health and Nutrition, was elected president of FMC Health and Nutrition. The promotions are effective November 1, 2015.
"Nick is a respected leader who is well qualified to assume expanded responsibilities in our Finance organization," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO, and chairman. "He brings more than 20 years of accounting and external reporting experience to this important role."
Pfeiffer joined FMC in 2004 as director of External Reporting, and held positions of increasing responsibility in the Finance function before being named corporate controller in 2013. Prior to FMC, he worked in various audit, controller and financial reporting roles at KPMG LLP, Safeguard Scientifics and Comcast Corporation. Pfeiffer, who reports to Paul Graves, executive vice president and CFO, earned his bachelor of science in Accounting from LaSalle University and his MBA from Temple University.
"Eric Norris is a chemical industry veteran with 25 years of commercial experience at FMC and Rohm and Haas Company. This well-deserved promotion acknowledges his significant contributions to FMC and our Health and Nutrition business," Brondeau said.
For more than a century, FMC Corporation has served the global agricultural, industrial and consumer markets with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. FMC acquired Cheminova in April of 2015. Pro forma revenue totaled approximately $4.5 billion in 2014. FMC employs approximately 6,600 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition and FMC Lithium. For more information, visit www.FMC.com.
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