BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- After a career spanning 31 years at Syngenta and legacy companies, Davor Pisk, COO, has decided to retire from the Company at the end of October. During his distinguished career, Davor was a key part of the leadership that delivered sales and profitability growth over many years. More recently he was instrumental in bringing new innovations to market in North America and in developing Syngenta's commercial success and strong reputation in the smallholder markets across APAC.
Erik Fyrwald, CEO, said: "Davor has played a pivotal role in the development of Syngenta's commercial success and corporate reputation in his many years with the Company. His commercial acumen, coupled with his strategic insight, has made a significant impact and will serve Syngenta well in the years ahead. I wish him every success for the future."
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