PHILADELPHIA, August 29, 2013 – FMC Professional Solutions, a division of FMC Corp. (NYSE:FMC), recently announced the appointment of Robin Slatter as director of product development.
In this position, Slatter will oversee the development of new products for the U.S. non-crop markets, which include the pest, turf management and nursery/greenhouse industries, both professional and consumer segments. He will also serve on the division's leadership team.
"FMC has always been focused on customer-driven innovation. By bringing Robin to FMC, we are re-affirming our commitment to delivering new products that meet the current and anticipated needs of the market,” said Bethwyn Todd, director of FMC Professional Solutions. "Robin knows how to collaborate with both customers and research partners to develop and launch novel products. He will play a key role in this process from generating ideas to making them commercially successful. We are happy to have him."
Slatter has 35 years experience in product development, technical service, sales, marketing and strategy. Prior to joining FMC, he was Managing Director of the Environmental Science Division at Valent BioSciences. He has also held development and sales management positions at Sumitomo Chemical and Bayer Environmental Science.
Slatter, a native of England, earned his undergraduate degree in applied biology from the University of Hertfordshire.
For more information on FMC products or personnel, visit www.fmcprosolutions.com.