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20 Sep, 2016, 01:00 ET Executive Committee announcement

 Syngenta announced today the appointment of Jeff Rowe to the new role of President Global Seeds and North America. In this new role Jeff will...


20 Sep, 2016, 01:00 ET Management announcement

 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...


08 Sep, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta Management announcement

After more than 13 years with Syngenta, Jonathan Seabrook has decided to leave the Company. Jonathan served as Head Investor Relations between 2003...


07 Sep, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta Executive Committee announcement

 After a career at Syngenta and legacy companies spanning 32 years, John Ramsay has decided to retire from the company at the end of September...


22 Aug, 2016, 01:00 ET ChemChina and Syngenta receive clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

 China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and Syngenta today announced that the companies have received clearance on their proposed...


22 Jul, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta 2016 Half Year Results

- Sales $7.1 billion: 2 percent lower at constant exchange rates - sales 7 percent lower at actual rates - Sales of new products...


04 May, 2016, 01:00 ET Board announcement - appointment of CEO

 Syngenta announced today the appointment of J. Erik Fyrwald, currently President and CEO of the U.S. chemistry distribution company Univar...


08 Apr, 2016, 01:00 ET Management announcement

Syngenta announced today that Caroline Luscombe, Head Human Resources, will be leaving at the end of June to take up a similar role in another...


23 Mar, 2016, 02:00 ET The Good Growth Plan: progress made across all commitments

Highlights include: - 4 million hectares of farmland enhanced through biodiversity or soil preservation initiatives - Syngenta reaches...


16 Mar, 2016, 02:00 ET Syngenta publishes 2015 Annual Report

Syngenta today announced that its 2015 Annual Report is now available at www.ar.syngenta.com. The 2015 Annual Report consists of the following...


10 Mar, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta announces the closing of the trading line for the purpose of repurchasing shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange

On October 16, 2015, Syngenta opened a trading line with ISIN CH0299298080 on the SIX Swiss Exchange, for the purpose of repurchasing shares. A...


08 Mar, 2016, 01:00 ET Publication of Swiss Prospectus for ChemChina cash offer

On 3 February 2016 Syngenta announced that ChemChina has offered to acquire 100% of the outstanding share capital of Syngenta at a price of USD 465...


23 Feb, 2016, 01:00 ET EIU research: $2 trillion of new growth from rural economies possible by 2030

 Research released today from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that promoting rural development has the potential to unlock $2...


12 Feb, 2016, 01:00 ET Filing of 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F

 Syngenta announced that the 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document is...


03 Feb, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta 2015 Full Year Results

- Sales $13.4 billion: up one percent at constant exchange rates - 11 percent lower at actual rates due to US dollar strength -...


03 Feb, 2016, 01:00 ET ChemChina cash offer to acquire Syngenta at a value of over US$ 43 billion

- Cash offer at US$ 465 per share plus special dividend of CHF 5 - offer equivalent to CHF 480 per share1 - proposed ordinary...


08 Jan, 2016, 01:00 ET EU approval for SOLATENOL™ fungicide

Syngenta announced today that its SDHI fungicide SOLATENOL™ has been approved by the EU authorities. This registration will allow Syngenta to...


21 Oct, 2015, 01:00 ET Board announcement - CEO Mike Mack steps down

Mike Mack has informed the Board of his intention to step down as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company. The Board accepted...


16 Oct, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta announces the closing of the current second trading line and the opening of a new second trading line

 On 24 April 2012, the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG authorized the Board of Directors of Syngenta to repurchase registered shares...


15 Oct, 2015, 01:01 ET Syngenta announces corn traits licensing agreement

 Syngenta announced today an expansion of its licensing collaboration with KWS and Limagrain and their joint ventures AgReliant and Genective....


15 Oct, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta Third quarter 2015: sales $2.6 billion

Third quarter group sales, including Lawn and Garden, were unchanged at constant exchange rates. Reported sales were affected by the depreciation...


16 Sep, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta R&D Day: unparalleled pipeline of innovation

 At its research facility in Stein, Switzerland, Syngenta will today set out the details of its pipeline of unparalleled innovation across...


14 Sep, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta receives US EPA approval for new high performance fungicide

Syngenta announced today that it has received US EPA approval for ORONDIS™ a new high-performance fungicide. First sales are expected in the...


03 Sep, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta announces actions to accelerate shareholder value creation

Syngenta today announced actions to accelerate shareholder value creation through unlocking the considerable inherent worth in its global seeds...


01 Sep, 2015, 01:00 ET US approval for Syngenta blockbuster fungicide Solatenol™

- A step change in disease control for US growers - Global peak sales potential of $1 billion  - Solatenol products...