Syngenta announces the appointment of Jeff Rowe to the new role of president global seeds and North America. In this new role Rowe is responsible for the global seeds strategy and execution, combined with the leadership of the North American business across seeds and crop protection.

Erik Fyrwald, company CEO, says Rowe has over 20 years’ experience in the industry covering a broad array of roles of increasing seniority including regional commercial leadership, biotechnology and regulatory affairs, supply chain and global strategy. 

In addition, Jon Parr, currently COO, is appointed president global crop protection. Fyrwald says Parr has an excellent track record of success in his 30 years in the agriculture industry, combined with a deep understanding of crop protection across all disciplines.