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FMC Global Specialty Solutions Fills Three Key Roles

FMC Corporation

FMC’s Global Specialty Solutions recently made several hires. Shawn Beam was brought in as North American Sales Manager for Turf and Ornamental, Jonathan Petrilak is FMC’s new Lawn Care Market Manager, and Alan Eife has been added as Programs Manager & Data Analytics Specialist.

Shawn Beam FMC's North American Sales Manager for Turf and Ornamental
Shawn Beam FMC’s North American Sales Manager for Turf and Ornamental

Most recently, Beam served as FMC’s Herbicide Product Manager, so he has familiarity with FMC’s entire portfolio of healthy plant growth and pest control products. Prior to that Beam was North America Marketing Manager for ISK Americas and a Sales Representative for Syngenta. He has a decade of experience in the crop protection industry, including international business experience in Canada and Japan. Beam holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and International Business from Penn State University and Marketing Strategy certification from Cornell University. He has been a Board Member for Beam Farms (Elverson, PA) for over 13 years.

Related: FMC Appoints Kyle Richards as Pest & Nursery/Greenhouse Market Manager

Jonathan Petrilak FMC’s Lawn Care Market Manager
Jonathan Petrilak FMC’s Lawn Care Market Manager

Petrilak served as Account Manager of Central Turf & Irrigation Supply, which offers the largest inventory of lawn/landscape chemicals, equipment, and related products in the industry. Central Turf recently signed an agreement to become a direct distributor of FMC products. Petrilak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Turf and Turfgrass Management from Delaware Valley University.

Alan Eife FMC Programs Manager & Data Analytics Specialist
Alan Eife FMC Programs Manager & Data Analytics Specialist

Previously, Eife was a Demand Planer for FMC and held the same position at Johnson Controls. Other past roles include Supply Planner for Scholastic and Identity and Access Management for AIG. He majored in Supply Chain and Information Systems and minored in Information Systems Management at Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business.

About FMC

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 and to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn® and Twitter®.

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