FMC makes new leadership appointments

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Crop protection company FMC has announced leadership changes for Simon McMunn and John Hutton.

Mr McMunn, who previously worked as Business Director for Northern Europe, has been appointed President, ASEAN region (Association of Southeast Asian Nations).

With over 25 years’ experience in the crop protection industry, Mr McMunn’s leadership skills and his market knowledge have been pivotal to the sub-region’s success in recent years, driving growth and structure throughout the territory.

“FMC has expanded significantly in the last few years,” said Mr McMunn. “There is an exciting pipeline of products in development. I’m delighted to have played a part in this.

“I’m looking forward to overseeing the continued growth of the company and working with our Asia Pacific colleagues in my new role.”

Meanwhile, Mr Hutton, who has been with FMC since 2017 succeeds Mr McMunn and moves into the role of Business Director for Northern Europe, which consists of UK, Ireland, Nordics, Baltics, and Benelux.

Mr Hutton was formerly Global Plant Health Portfolio Manager at FMC and through his 20 years in the industry has held leadership roles in production, commercial and marketing.

“It’s an incredibly exciting time for FMC with a fantastic pipeline of products in development,” said Mr Hutton.

“I’m looking forward to driving the business forward in Northern Europe building on Simon’s foundations and successes supporting the sector in accessing new, innovative, and sustainable solutions that will continue to move FMC and growers forward.”

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