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Executive Committee announcement

Syngenta announced today the appointment of Jeff Rowe to the new role of President Global Seeds and North America. In this new role Jeff will be responsible for the global seeds strategy and execution, combined with the leadership of the North American business across seeds and crop protection.


Management announcement

After a career spanning 31 years at Syngenta and legacy companies, Davor Pisk, COO, has decided to retire from the Company at the end of October. During his distinguished career, Davor was a key part of the leadership that delivered sales and profitability growth over many years. More recently he was instrumental in bringing new innovations to market in North America and in developing Syngenta's commercial success and strong reputation in the smallholder markets across APAC.


Management announcement

After more than 13 years with Syngenta, Jonathan Seabrook has decided to leave the Company. Jonathan served as Head Investor Relations between 2003 and 2007 and since then as Head Corporate Affairs. He was responsible for advancing Syngenta's reputation and for the creation of The Good Growth Plan. He will be succeeded by Mark Titterington, currently Head Corporate Affairs EAME. Mark has significant experience across all Corporate Affairs disciplines and has held a variety of roles in his 10 years with the Company.


Executive Committee announcement

After a career at Syngenta and legacy companies spanning 32 years, John Ramsay has decided to retire from the company at the end of September in order to pursue other interests. John was instrumental in the foundation of Syngenta and has served with distinction as CFO since 2007 and CEO ad interim until June of this year. John will be succeeded as CFO and member of the Executive Committee by Mark Patrick, currently Head of Commercial Finance. In his 23 years with the company, Mark has held a variety of roles of increasing seniority within the Finance function.


Innovation based on SOLATENOL™ - ELATUS™ PLUS registered in France

On 28th July, Syngenta received registration in the rapporteur state, France, for the ELATUS™ Plus which is based on the novel carboxamide fungicide SOLATENOL™.


ChemChina and Syngenta receive clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

Beijing, China and Basel, Switzerland – China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and Syngenta today announced that the companies have received clearance on their proposed transaction from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).


2016 Half Year Results

Sales $7.1 billion: 2 percent lower at constant exchange rates


The Syngenta Photography Award, third edition call for entries is now open

Launched in 2012, the Syngenta Photography Award is an international competition that aims to draw attention to and stimulate dialogue around key global challenges through powerful photography. Since the inaugural competition, the Award has received over 5,000 submissions from all over the world.


French historic wheat seed varieties to be stored in Global Seed Vault

Yesterday, under the patronage of Agro Paris Bourse, 700 grains of the historic wheat varieties ‘Festival’ and ‘Sideral’ were officially accepted for permanent conservation in the Global Seed Vault located in Svalbard, Norway.


Syngenta launches new biological seed treatment

Syngenta today announced the launch of the EPIVIO™ brand family, a range of new biostimulants which address abiotic stresses through seed treatment.

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