Syngenta AG

Syngenta AG

Syngenta AG

Date Founded



Schwarzwaldallee 215,Basel, Basel-Stadt (Basle Town) 4058

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Wholesale: Livestock & Agriculture
Agriculture & Mills

Company Description

Syngenta AG specializes in seeds and crop protection development. It operates through the following segments: Crop Protection, Seeds, Controls, and Flowers Markets. The Crop Protection segment comprises herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and seed treatments to control weeds, insects, and diseases in crops. The Seeds segment engages in the trading of corn, oilseeds, cereals, and vegetables. The Controls segment offers turf, landscape, and pest management products. The Flowers Markets segment provides flower seeds, cuttings, and young plants to professional growers and consumers. The company was founded on December 23, 1999 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Sustainability Officer

President, Global Seeds, North America & China

President, Global Crop Protection & EAME, LatAm & APAC

Head of Global Operations

Head, Human Resources

Group General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee

Head-Human Resources

Head of Global Digital Agriculture

Board of Directors

Chairman at Givaudan SA

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Syngenta AG

Senior Partner at Gurnet Point Capital LLC

Professor at Stanford University

Chairman at Syngenta Group Co. Ltd.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Continental Grain Company Corp.

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Monsanto Co.

Chairman of Brazil at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

Chief Strategy Officer at China National Agrochemical Corp.

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Recent Transactions
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Syngenta AG, CNAC Saturn (NL) BV purchase Floranova Ltd.

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Syngenta Corp., CNAC Saturn (NL) BV purchase Abbott & Cobb, Inc.

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Everstone Capital Asia Pte Ltd., Crystal Crop Protection Ltd. purchase Syngenta India Ltd. /Coarse Cereal & Fodder Business from Syngenta AG

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Goldsmith Seeds, Inc.


Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Advanta Seeds BV /North American Corn & Soybean Business from AstraZeneca Plc

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Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Greenleaf Genetics LLC from DuPont

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Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Lantmännen ek för /Winter Wheat & Winter Oilseed Rape Bus from Lantmännen ek för

General Counsel

Advised onFox Paine & Co. LLC, Syngenta AG purchase Advanta Seeds BV /Business Activities from AstraZeneca Plc, Koninklijke Coöperatie Cosun UA


Advised onChina National Chemical Corp., CNAC Saturn (NL) BV purchase Syngenta AG

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner, Silicon Valley at White & Case LLP

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Partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP


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