Syngenta Group officially launched


On June 18, Syngenta Group Co. Ltd. officially launched Syngenta Group, a new global leader in agricultural science and innovation.

Syngenta Group 3 logos webSyngenta Group unites Syngenta AG, headquartered in Switzerland, ADAMA, based in Israel, and the agricultural businesses of Sinochem, based in China. The new entity, headquartered in Switzerland, has 48,000 employees in more than 100 countries, and had sales of US$23 billion in 2019.

According to a news release, Syngenta Group is now the global market leader in crop protection, the global number three in seeds, the market leader in fertilizer in China and, with its Modern Agriculture Platform (MAP) Farmer Solution Centers, the leading agriculture services provider in China. With 15 production sites, the group’s mission is to deploy scientific innovations, technologies and services to help farmers sustainably provide the world with better food, feed, fiber and fuel, while conserving resources and protecting the environment.

Under its new structure, the organization encompasses four business units: Syngenta Crop Protection, led by Jon Parr based in Basel, Switzerland; Syngenta Seeds, led by Jeff Rowe based in Chicago, USA; ADAMA, led by Ignacio Dominguez based in Airport City, Israel; and, Syngenta Group China, led by Hengde Qin based in Shanghai, China.

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