FMC Corporation has hired Kyle Richards as Pest & Nursery/Greenhouse Market Manager within its GSS, Professional Solutions division. FMC is a leader in the pest control, golf, and lawncare professional solutions market. Its comprehensive portfolio of insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides provide pest management professionals, as well as golf and lawn care professionals, differentiated solutions designed to help professionals efficiently control pests, while maintaining beautiful turf, lawns, and landscapes.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Kyle’s deep industry and investigational experience joining our team,” notes Michael Sisti, North American Marketing Manager, for FMC’s GSS, Professional Solutions group.
Richards brings a strong technical background to his new role. He has significant insecticide experience in research & development with both DuPont (Newark, DE) and Corteva Agriscience (Indianapolis, IN). He has worked with biologicals focused on seed applied insecticides has a strong foundational knowledge with the diamide (chlorantraniliprole 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 B.A. degree in biological studies and environmental science at Eastern University (St Davids, PA). He also holds an M.S. degree in agroecology from the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL).
FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC’s innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet. Visit fmc.com to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn® and Twitter®.