FMC names new director of product development

August 29, 2013 -  By

 

Robin Slatter

Robin Slatter

FMC Professional Solutions, a division of FMC Corp., appointed Robin Slatter to director of product development.

“FMC has always been focused on customer-driven innovation. By bringing Robin to FMC, we are re-affirming our commitment to delivering new products that meet the current and anticipated needs of the market,” said Bethwyn Todd, director of FMC Professional Solutions. “Robin knows how to collaborate with customers and research partners to develop and launch novel products. He will play a key role in this process from generating ideas to making them commercially successful. We are happy to have him.”

Slatter will oversee the development of new products for the U.S. non-crop markets, which includes the pest, turf management and nursery/greenhouse industries, and for professional and consumer segments. He will also serve on the division’s leadership team.

Slatter has 35 years experience in product development, technical service, sales, marketing and strategy. Prior to joining FMC, he was managing director of the environmental science division at Valent BioSciences. He has also held development and sales management positions at Sumitomo Chemical and Bayer Environmental Science.

An England native, Slatter earned his undergraduate degree in applied biology from the University of Hertfordshire.

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