FMC Technologies Appoints Kinnear President and COO

FMC Technologies' Board of Directors has appointed Peter D. Kinnear President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to his current responsibilities of managing the Company's Energy Systems businesses, he will now lead its FMC FoodTech and Airport Systems businesses and the corporate information technology, human resources, and procurement functions.

"Peter's success in leading our oilfield businesses, building our subsea franchise and expanding our technology base make him a superb choice to manage a broader portfolio of businesses," said Joseph H. Netherland, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Peter's operations expertise, vision of growth, and important industry relationships will serve FMC Technologies well as we continue to grow the company."

Until his latest appointment, Kinnear served as Executive Vice President, responsible for the Company's Energy Systems businesses. He joined FMC Technologies' predecessor organization in 1971 as a Business Planner. He subsequently held several marketing and operations management positions in the Company's energy businesses. He was named a Vice President in 2000 and an Executive Vice President in 2004. He currently serves as Chairman of the U.S. National Committee of the World Petroleum Council. He serves on the boards of Tronox, Inc., the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, and the Offshore Energy Center.