Syngenta at a glance

Bringing plant potential to life

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources.

Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown.

We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

Jianxin Ren, Chairman

michel demare

Michel Demaré, Vice Chairman

erik fyward

 Erik Fyrwald, Chief Executive Officer

Focusing on the challenges for growers

We create offers in the field that are supported by agronomic expertise and a deep understanding of grower needs now and in the future.

Our innovation brings strong new products to market and combines genetics and chemistry to create new solutions.

Our goal is to create value for our shareholders by first creating value for our customers through higher yields and better use of resources.


think like a grower

Products, services and solutions

Our products are herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, seed treatment, seeds and traits. We also provide agronomic advice and expertise, and our solutions include adjacent technologies such as financial services and information systems. 

Our key crops

Cereals, Corn, Diverse field crops, Rice, Soybean, Specialty crops, Sugar cane, Vegetables, Lawn and Garden.


  • Group sales



  • Cash flow return on investment2


  • Crop Protection sales3


    -2% (CER1)

  • Seeds sales


    -3% (CER1)

  • Earnings per share4





    +2% (CER1)

  • R&D investment


  • Efficiency savings5


More information

  1. Growth at constant exchange rates (CER)
  2. For a definition of cash flow return on investment, see Annual Review, page 52
  3. Including sales of Crop Protection products to Seeds
  4. Fully diluted excluding restructuring and impairment
  5. Cumulative since 2015

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