Function in Syngenta
President Global Crop Protection and EAME, LATAM and APAC
Prior to his current function as President Global Crop Protection and EAME, LATAM and APAC, Jonathan Parr was Chief Operating Officer (COO) EAME & Latin America (2015–2016). Before that, he was Head of Global Crops & Assets for Syngenta (2014), Regional Director for EAME (2009–2013), Head of Syngenta Flowers (2007–2008), Head of Marketing and Strategy (2004–2007) and European Manufacturing Manager (2000–2003). Before joining Syngenta, he worked for AstraZeneca as a Factory Manager (1998–2000), Global Product Manager Fungicides (1996–1998) and Supply Chain Project Manager (1994–1996). From 1987 to 1994, he held Project and Engineering Management functions at Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). Apart from his function in Syngenta, Jonathan Parr holds no other mandates in the supreme executive bodies of listed or non-listed companies.
Jonathan Parr is a Chartered Engineer and also holds an honors Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Southampton as well as a Master in Management from the University of McGill, Canada, and a diploma in International Management from the INSEAD Institute.