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FMC appoints new vice president of corporate communications

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Kenneth A. Gedaka has nearly 25 years of public relations experience.

| December 27, 2011

FMC. Corp. has named Kenneth A. Gedaka vice president of corporate communications.

"Ken is a seasoned communications leader with nearly 25 years of public relations experience in the chemical industry," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman.  "He brings to FMC an impressive track record in corporate, business, and employee communications, public affairs, corporate philanthropy, and executive communications.  As we continue to execute FMC's Vision 2015 growth strategy, Ken and his team will play a critical role to strengthen the company's visibility and brand among our diverse stakeholders."

Gedaka joined FMC from The Dow Chemical Co. where he was public affairs director, responsible for global communications for the company's Advanced Materials Division. He previously was Communications director at Rohm and Haas Co, where he held a variety of global leadership roles in business and corporate communications prior to the company's acquisition by Dow in 2009.

Gedaka is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, and serves on The Franklin Institute's Programs, Marketing, and Business Development Committee.  He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from West Virginia University.

 

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