Pierre Brondeau joined FMC Corporation on January 1, 2010, as President and Chief Executive Officer and became Chairman of the Board on October 1, 2010. Mr. Brondeau came from Dow Chemical Company where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow Advanced Materials until September 2009. Prior to joining Dow, Mr. Brondeau was President and Chief Operating Officer of Rohm and Haas Company, which was acquired by Dow Chemical in 2009. During his 20-year career at Rohm and Haas, Mr. Brondeau held numerous executive positions in Europe and the United States with global responsibilities for marketing, sales, research and development, engineering, technology and operations.
Mr. Brondeau serves on the Board of Directors of Tyco Electronics and Marathon Oil Corporation, and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Chemistry Council. He earned both his Bachelor of Science degree and Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from INSA in Toulouse, France. Mr. Brondeau also holds a master’s degree in Food Sciences from the University of Montpellier, France.