PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) has named Michael Seyfert as director of Government Affairs for FMC Agricultural Solutions. Seyfert will lead the specialty chemical company's agricultural government affairs activities and will serve as the key agriculture liaison with policy makers, industry associations and other stakeholders in the federal government and associated agencies.
Seyfert has served in a variety of leadership roles during his 17 years working in the U.S. Senate, notably as the legislative director for U.S. Senator Pat Roberts and most recently as the staff director to the Senate Agriculture Committee. Seyfert will be based at FMC's office in Washington, D.C.
"Mike is a seasoned leader with deep capabilities across the political landscape with an extensive background and experience in agriculture policy," said Shawn Whitman, FMC vice president of Government Affairs. "Mike's knowledge, skills and advocacy management will serve him well in his new role."About FMC 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 2013, FMC had annual sales of approximately $3.9 billion. The company employs approximately 6,000 people throughout the world, and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Minerals. For more information, visit www.FMC.com. SOURCE FMC Corporation