PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA) has recognized Bethwyn Todd, vice president and director for FMC Agricultural Solutions and president of FMC Asia, with the Australian Ambassador's Award for Women in Leadership. The award recognizes achievements of leading female graduates of Australian universities who inspire other women through their dedication, accomplishments and commitment to the Australia-China relationship.
"I remember how important it was for me to have strong female role models throughout my life. To now have the honor of receiving the Women in Leadership Award and to be recognized as an inspiration to other women is such a humbling experience," said Todd. "I thank the Australia China Alumni Association for its commitment to increase awareness about the importance of gender equality and diversity in leadership. And of course, I'm grateful for the nomination from The University of Queensland," Todd added.
The Australia China Alumni Awards were established in 2009 by the ACAA to recognize the wide-ranging achievements of Australian university graduates and other successes from the Australia-China relationship.
"Bethwyn is an exceptional executive and strong advocate for diversity and inclusion," said Pierre Brondeau, FMC president, CEO and chairman. "She's an inspiration to FMC employees throughout Asia and across our company. We're very proud of her and congratulate her on this important recognition."
For more than a century, FMC Corporation has served the global agricultural, industrial and consumer markets with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. On November 1, 2017, FMC acquired a significant portion of DuPont's Crop Protection business. FMC's 2016 pro forma revenue was approximately $4 billion.1 FMC employs more than 7,000 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in two segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions and FMC Lithium. For more information, visit www.FMC.com.
1 2016 pro forma revenue assumes the transactions with DuPont occurred at the beginning of the year and includes twelve months of revenue from the DuPont Crop Protection business and it excludes the revenue from FMC Health and Nutrition.
About Australia China Alumni Association
The Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA) was established in 2007 with the support of the Australian Ambassador to China. After almost 10 years of operation and growth, the ACAA now communicates with a network of over 20,000+ Australian alumni across greater China. As a non-for-profit organization, the ACAA is funded through our university and corporate partners and is supported by the Australian Government in China.