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    Syngenta AG (SYT)

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    Syngenta AG
    Schwarzwaldallee 215
    Basel, 4058
    Switzerland - Map
    Phone: 41 61 323 1111
    Website: http://www.syngenta.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Agricultural Chemicals
    Full Time Employees:28,400

    Business Summary 

    Syngenta AG, an agribusiness company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of a range of products designed to enhance crop yields and food quality worldwide. The company offers herbicides principally for corn, cereals, soybean, and rice; fungicides, primarily for corn, cereals, fruits, grapes, rice, soybean, and vegetables; insecticides for fruits, vegetables, and field crops; and seed care for corn, soybean, cereals, oilseeds, and cotton. It also develops, produces, and markets seeds and plants through using genetics and related technologies, which comprise approximately 200 product lines and 5,000 varieties of proprietary genetics, including field crops, such as corn, soybean, rice, cereals, oilseeds and sugar beet, and vegetables. In addition, the company offers consumer home and garden products covering fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides to wholesale companies for repackaging and sale to retailers; pesticides for turf, landscape, and professional pest management applications; and disease, insect and weed control, and turf grass growth regulators to clients comprising professional golf superintendents, green keepers, sports turf managers and professional lawn care operators working on recreational sites, and residential and commercial landscapes. Further, it provides ornamental flowers for growers of ornamentals, and pot and bedding plants, as well as bulbs and cut flowers with a range of chemical and biological crop protection solutions; and supplies seeds, cuttings, and young plants to distributors, growers, and retailers serving the pot and bedding plant markets. The company sells its products through specialized distributors, dealers, and professional applicators, as well as directly to growers. Syngenta AG was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. John Ramsay , 59
    Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. Mark Peacock , 55
    Head of Global Operations
    Mr. Christoph Mader , 57
    Head of Legal & Taxes and Company Sec.
    Ms. Caroline Luscombe , 56
    Head of HR
    Mr. Jonathan Seabrook , 47
    Head of Corp. Affairs
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.