Philadelphia, Pa.-based FMC Corporation hired Kyle Richards as pest and nursery/greenhouse market manager within its Global Specialty Solutions (GSS), Professional Solutions division.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Kyle’s deep industry and investigational experience joining our team,” said Michael Sisti, North American marketing manager for FMC’s GSS, Professional Solutions group.
Richards brings a technical background into his new role. He has significant insecticide experience in research and development with both Newark, Del.-based DuPont and Indianapolis, Ind.-based Corteva Agriscience. He has worked with biologicals focused on seed applied insecticides has a strong foundational knowledge with the diamide (chlorantranilprole and cyantraniliprole) class of chemistry. He is also a member of the Entomological Society of America.
In his new role based out of FMC’s corporate headquarters, Richards will return to the Philadelphia area, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in biological studies and environmental science at Eastern University. He also hold a master’s degree in agroecology from the University of Florida.
About FMC Corp.
FMC Corp. is a Philadelphia, Pa.-based agricultural sciences company that advances farming through innovative and sustainable crop protection technologies. From its industry-leading discovery pipeline to unique application systems to modern biological products, the company focuses on bringing new solutions to growers around the world. For more than 130 years, FMC Corp. has been rooted in agriculture and innovation. The company continues to work with growers and industry partners to maximize their productivity, profitability and sustainability.