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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pierre Brondeau

60 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Mark Douglas

56 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer

Eric Norris

51 2015 President of Health and Nutrition Business

Andrea Utecht

69 2010 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Paul Graves

46 2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer - Lithium Business

Eduardo Cordeiro

50 2011 Independent Director

Giambattista D'Aloia

73 2002 Independent Director

C. Scott Greer

67 2002 Independent Director

K'Lynne Johnson

49 2015 Independent Director

Dirk Kempthorne

66 2009 Independent Director

Paul Norris

70 2006 Independent Director

Margareth Ovrum

59 2016 Independent Director

Robert Pallash

67 2008 Independent Director

William Powell

72 2011 Independent Director

Vincent Volpe

60 2007 Independent Director

Michael Wherley

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Pierre Brondeau

Dr. Pierre R. Brondeau, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Brondeau was elected Chairman of the Company in October 2010. Before joining the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2010, Mr. Brondeau served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Dow Advanced Materials Division, until his retirement in September 2009. Prior to Dow’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas Company in April 2009, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Rohm and Haas from May 2008. Mr. Brondeau held numerous executive positions during his tenure at Rohm and Haas from 1989 through May 2008. Mr. Brondeau has extensive senior executive leadership experience at large multi-national public companies engaged in the specialty materials and chemicals industries, as well as many years of international business experience in the United States and Europe. In addition, he has significant expertise in finance and mergers and acquisitions, as well as other areas of business, all of which make him an important contributor to the Board.

Mark Douglas

Mr. Mark A. Douglas is re designated as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective June 1, 2018. He joined FMC in 2010 as vice president of Global Services and International Development. Prior to FMC, he held a variety of commercial, research, regional, and global roles in the chemical industry, including leadership positions at Rohm and Haas Company and The Dow Chemical Company. In addition to FMC Agricultural Products Group, Douglas will retain executive oversight for the Latin America Region and the Procurement organization.

Eric Norris

Mr. Eric W. Norris is President of Health and Nutrition Business of the Company. He is a chemical industry veteran with 25 years of commercial experience at FMC and Rohm and Haas Company. He was vice president and global business director for FMC Health and Nutrition.

Andrea Utecht

Ms. Andrea E. Utecht is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. She has been Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since 2001, Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Atofina Chemicals Inc, since 1996.

Paul Graves

Mr. Paul W. Graves has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer - Lithium Business of the Company effective on effective May 15, 2018. He comes to FMC from Goldman Sachs & Company, where he has worked since 2000, most recently as partner (since 2008) and managing director (since 2006). Mr. Graves began his career at Ernst & Young in 1993 in the audit practice before moving to British Sky Broadcasting Group as an internal auditor. He moved into investment banking in 1998 where he held positions of increasing responsibility at London-based ING Barings and J. Henry Schroder & Company. Mr. Graves earned his bachelor of arts in Accounting and Finance from Nottingham Trent University, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young.

Eduardo Cordeiro

Mr. Eduardo E. Cordeiro is an ndependent Director of the Company. Mr. Cordeiro has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cabot Corporation since 2009. In 2014 he was also appointed President, Americas Region. He joined Cabot in 1998 and has held several corporate, business and executive management positions including General Manager of Cabot’s Fumed Metal Oxides and Tantalum businesses and Vice President of Corporate Strategy. Prior to joining Cabot, Mr. Cordeiro was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and a founding partner of The Economics Resource Group. Mr. Cordeiro brings extensive strategy, finance and chemical industry experience to the Board. He has developed corporate strategy experience working for The Boston Consulting Group and more specifically chemical industry strategy experience leading Cabot’s corporate strategy function for the last several years. He also brings deep financial experience having held multiple finance roles at Cabot since he started with the company over 15 years ago, including, most recently, the CFO position. Mr. Cordeiro also brings operational and chemical industry business experience to the Board having been General Manager for two of Cabot’s core specialty chemical businesses.

Giambattista D'Aloia

Mr. Giambattista Peter D'Aloia is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. D’Aloia served as Managing Director and a member of the Board of Directors of Ascend Performance Materials Holdings, Inc. from June 1, 2009 until March 31, 2017. From February 2000 until June 2008, Mr. D’Aloia served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trane, Inc. (formerly American Standard Companies, Inc.). Prior to that, he was employed by Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal Inc.), a diversified industrial company, most recently serving as Vice President-Strategic Planning and Business Development. He spent 28 years with AlliedSignal Inc. in diverse management positions, including Vice President-Taxes, Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President and Controller, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Engineered Materials sector. Mr. D’Aloia’s significant financial and business experience resulting from senior executive, financial and strategic planning roles in large manufacturing operations, enable him to be a key strategic advisor to the Company and to serve as a financial expert on the Audit Committee. In addition, his service as a director of other public companies provides him significant insight into corporate governance issues.

C. Scott Greer

Mr. C. Scott Greer is an Independent Director of the Company. Since June 2006, Mr. Greer has been a principal in Greer and Associates, a private investment management firm. Until June 2005, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flowserve Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial flow management equipment. He served as Chairman from April 2000 and as its President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2000. Mr. Greer joined Flowserve Corporation in 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Flowserve, Mr. Greer was President of UT Automotive, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, a supplier of automotive systems and components, from 1997 to 1999. He was President and a director of Echlin, Inc., an automotive parts supplier, from 1990 to 1997, and its Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Greer’s experience in senior executive roles, including as Chairman and CEO of a publicly-traded global manufacturing operation, as well as his service as a director of other public companies, have given him deep expertise in the governance and operation of large multinational companies. His tenure with Flowserve Corporation, a supplier of equipment to chemical companies, provided him with significant knowledge of the chemical industry. Finally, having passed the CPA exams, he has financial expertise which enhances his contribution to the Board.

K'Lynne Johnson

Ms. K'Lynne Johnson is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Johnson was Executive Chair of Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. from October 2015 until the end of February 2016. Prior to being named Executive Chair, Ms. Johnson served for eight years as CEO and President. Elevance products and technologies are used in personal care products, detergents and cleaners, lubricants and additives, engineered polymers and other specialty chemicals markets. Previously, Ms. Johnson served as Senior Vice President of the Global Derivatives operating company within BP Innovene, one of the world’s largest global petrochemical and refining companies. She has served in a variety of leadership and executive positions for 25 years at Amoco, BP Chemicals, Innovene and Elevance. As a result of her work experience, Ms. Johnson has acquired significant knowledge of Asia and Europe, markets which represent approximately one half of the Company’s business, as well as new technology and technology development. As the Company moves more towards a technology company with the acquisition of certain of DuPont’s patented crop protection technologies and its discovery research capabilities, such expertise is invaluable to the Board.

Dirk Kempthorne

Honorable Governor Dirk A. Kempthorne is an Independent Director of the Company. Governor Kempthorne was appointed to his current position with the American Council of Life Insurers in November 2010. Prior to that, he served as the 49th United States Secretary of the Interior from June 2006 until January 2009. From January 1999 until his appointment as Secretary of the Interior, Governor Kempthorne served as the Governor of Idaho. He was also a United States Senator representing the State of Idaho from 1993 to 1999 and was the Mayor of Boise, Idaho from 1986 to 1993. Governor Kempthorne has been Chairman of the National Governors Association, Chairman of the Western Governors Association and President of the Council of State Governments. He also served as a member of the Homeland Security Task Force. Governor Kempthorne’s lengthy experience in government, both on the federal and state level, makes Governor Kempthorne well qualified to serve as a director of the Company, which interfaces with numerous regulatory agencies in several facets of its operations.

Paul Norris

Mr. Paul J. Norris is an Independent Director of the Company. Until May 2005, Mr. Norris served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of W. R. Grace & Co., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals. Mr. Norris was actively engaged in W. R. Grace’s businesses for the six years prior to his retirement as Chief Executive Officer. He resigned as a member of W. R. Grace’s Board of Directors in February 2010. Mr. Norris joined W.R. Grace as President and CEO in November 1998 and became Chairman in January 1999. Prior to joining W.R. Grace, Mr. Norris was at AlliedSignal Inc. (now known as Honeywell) for nine years and served as Senior Vice President and President, Specialty Chemicals, from 1997 to 1998; President, AlliedSignal Polymers Division from 1994 to 1997; and President, AlliedSignal Chemicals & Catalysts (formerly Fluorine Products Division) from 1989 to 1994. From 1981 to 1989, Mr. Norris served in various executive capacities with Engelhard Corporation (now a part of BASF Corporation), including President of Catalysts and Chemicals, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Catalysts, and Vice President and Business Director for Petroleum Catalysts. Mr. Norris has previously served on the Board of Directors of Borden Chemicals, Inc., Ecolab, Inc. and Nalco Holding Company, and he served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sealy Corporation. He also previously performed advisory services for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Margareth Ovrum

Ms. Margareth Ovrum is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Øvrum has served as Executive Vice President of Statoil ASA since 2004. She has global responsibility for technology research, procurement, projects and drilling. Prior to her current position, she held numerous senior leadership positions within Statoil, including Executive Vice President, Technology and New Energy; Executive Vice President, Health and Safety; Senior Vice President, Operations Support; Vice President, Veslefrikk Field; and Platform Manager. Ms. Øvrum’s strong operations background provided her with deep experience in process technology, safety, sustainability and environmental management, all of which are critically important to a chemical company. Further, her wide international view and exceptional knowledge of European markets, where the Company has approximately one quarter of its business, acquired while executing very large projects in a number of different countries, make her a valuable contributor to the Board of the Company.

Robert Pallash

Mr. Robert C. Pallash is an Independent Director of the Company. Until December 2013, Mr. Pallash served as President, Global Customer Group and Senior Vice President of Visteon Corporation, an automotive parts manufacturer, since January 2008. From August 2005 to January 2008, Mr. Pallash was Senior Vice President, Asia Customer Group for Visteon. He joined Visteon in September 2001 as Vice President, Asia Pacific. Visteon filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in May 2009 and exited in October 2010. Prior to joining Visteon, Mr. Pallash served as President of TRW Automotive Japan from 1999. Mr. Pallash’s international experience, particularly in Asia where the Company has approximately one-quarter of its business, as well as his experience in the automotive industry, which is important to the Company’s Lithium business, enables him to bring significant value as a member of the Board.

William Powell

Mr. William Howard Powell is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Powell retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Starch and Chemical Company in 2006. He joined National Starch in 1976 and held numerous management and executive positions in the company. When National Starch was a subsidiary of the UK chemical company ICI PLC, Mr. Powell was an Executive Vice President and a director of ICI PLC. Prior to joining National Starch, he was with Novamont Corporation and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., and served as an officer in the United States Air Force. Mr. Powell’s deep background in the chemical industry, his global expansion and innovation systems experience, his extensive public company board service, and his role as a chief executive officer during periods of growth add great value to the Board of the Company.

Vincent Volpe

Mr. Vincent R. Volpe, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. In 2015 Mr. Volpe became Chairman, CEO and President and Principal of the LeHavre Athletic Club, France’s oldest professional soccer team. Until September 2015, Mr. Volpe was the Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of Dresser-Rand Group, Inc., a leading supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the worldwide oil, gas, petrochemical and process industries. He had served in those positions since his election in September 2000. Previously he served as Chief Operating Officer of Dresser-Rand Group, Inc. from 1999 until September 2000. After joining Dresser-Rand in 1981, Mr. Volpe held several diverse management positions. He served as President, Turbo Products Division from 1997-1999; President-Europe from 1996-1997; Vice President and General Manager, Turbo Products Division-European Operations from 1993-1996; Executive Vice President, European Operations from 1992-93; and Vice President, Marketing and Engineering, Steam & Turbo Products-European Operations. Based on his previous role as the CEO of a large manufacturing company, as well as other significant positions within that company, Mr. Volpe has the senior executive, operating and corporate governance experience necessary to provide valuable oversight to the Company in the conduct of its business. His significant international experience and linguistic capabilities are also of great advantage to the Company, with 75% of its business outside of North America.

Michael Wherley

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Pierre Brondeau

13,011,900

Mark Douglas

2,819,250

Eric Norris

1,751,810

Andrea Utecht

2,567,160

Paul Graves

3,205,660

Eduardo Cordeiro

263,033

Giambattista D'Aloia

272,889

C. Scott Greer

252,084

K'Lynne Johnson

238,733

Dirk Kempthorne

267,410

Paul Norris

267,776

Margareth Ovrum

231,103

Robert Pallash

253,890

William Powell

242,921

Vincent Volpe

257,921

Michael Wherley

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As Of  31 Dec 2017