Syngenta is a provider of agriculture, lawn, and garden products to growers and the food and feed chain. The company offers crop protection products, such as seed treatments, herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides, farm management solutions, which include water optimization solutions, seeds, including corn, soybeans, wheat, sugarbeets, sunflowers, cereals, and vegetable seeds, and crops, such as almonds, citrus, cotton, and potatoes.

Employee Rating

4.2
TypeSubsidiary
HQBasel, CH
Founded2000
Websitesyngenta.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Syngenta was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Basel, CH
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Key People/Management at Syngenta

J. Erik Fyrwald

J. Erik Fyrwald

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
Chen Lichtenstein

Chen Lichtenstein

Chief Financial Officer
Jonathan Parr

Jonathan Parr

President, Global Crop Protection
Hengde Qin

Hengde Qin

Deputy General Manager
Jürg Witmer

Jürg Witmer

Chairman of the Committee of Independent Directors, Board Member
Jeff Rowe

Jeff Rowe

President, Global Seeds
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Syngenta Office Locations

Syngenta has offices in Basel, Dielsdorf, Monthey, Münchwilen and in 102 other locations
Basel, CH (HQ)
Rosentalstrasse 67
Dielsdorf, CH
P.O. Box 233 CH-8157
Münchwilen, CH
P.O. Box CH-4333
Stein, CH
Schaffhauserstrasse 101
Kouba, DZ
77, Lotissement Mohamed SAIDOUN
Buenos Aires, AR
Av. del Libertador 1855
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Syngenta Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2000

Syngenta Revenue

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Syngenta's revenue was reported to be $16.73 b in FY, 2021
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

13.6b14.3b16.7b

Revenue growth, %

0%

Cost of goods sold

7.4b8.1b9.6b

Gross profit

6.2b6.2b7.1b
Half Year
USDH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Revenue

6.8b7.1b8.4b

Cost of goods sold

3.6b3.9b4.7b

Gross profit

3.1b3.2b3.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

47%45%44%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

1.9b2.5b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

4.4b4.3b4.8b

Prepaid Expenses

271.0m

Inventories

5.0b5.4b5.8b
Half Year
USDH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Cash

1.3b1.6b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

5.8b5.3b6.1b

Inventories

4.8b5.0b5.4b

Current Assets

13.6b13.8b14.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

1.5b1.4b1.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

727.0m687.0m651.0m

Inventories

(701.0m)(277.0m)(540.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

838.0m2.1b2.1b
Half Year
USDH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Net Income

800.0m858.0m936.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

455.0m342.0m386.0m

Inventories

(470.0m)(219.0m)46.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.4b)55.0m193.0m
USDH1, 2019

Debt/Equity

2.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

6.1 x
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Syngenta Operating Metrics

FY, 2019May, 2022

Countries

90

R&D Facilities

116

Farmland Benefited (Biodiversity Flourish), hectares

8.2 m

Farmland Benefited, hectares

14.1 m

Syngenta Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Dipagro Ltda.October 07, 2021
Vipagro LtdaOctober 07, 2021
Hollar & Co., Inc.December 16, 2020
Progeny Advance Genetics, IncDecember 03, 2020
Valagro S.p.AOctober 01, 2020
Sensako (Pty) LtdAugust 14, 2020
Woodbridge Seed, LLCJuly 24, 2020
CropioSeptember 02, 2019
FloranovaJuly 26, 2018
Abbott & CobbApril 12, 2018
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Syngenta Revenue Breakdown

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Syngenta revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.0% from Seedcare, 7.4% from Non-selective Herbicides, 23.1% from Fungicides, 11.6% from Corn and Soybean, 14.4% from Insecticides, 19.1% from Selective Herbicides and 16.4% from Other

Syngenta Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Syngenta Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Syngenta Online and Social Media Presence

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Syngenta Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    79/100

  • Compensation

    B

    79/100

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Syngenta News and Updates

South Africa Pesticides and Agrochemicals Manufacturing Report 2022 Featuring AECI, Bayer, BASF, Syngenta, Oro Agri, UPL and River Bioscience

Dublin, June 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The Manufacture of Pesticides and other Agrochemicals in South Africa 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Syngenta announces Eric Boeck as new Head of North America Seeds business

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced the appointment of Eric Boeck as Regional Director, North America Seeds, responsible for leading the field crops strategy for the region. Boeck most recently served as the Head of Marketing for Syngenta Seeds in...

Syngenta Gets Asia’s Biggest-Ever Sustainability-Linked Loan

Syngenta Gets Asia’s Biggest-Ever Sustainability-Linked Loan

Syngenta $10 Billion China IPO Plan Halted for Earnings Data

Syngenta’s $10 Billion China IPO Plan Halted for Earnings Update

Syngenta Group increases sales

Syngenta Group increased its second quarter sales by 28 percent, the Chinese-owned company recently reported.

Syngenta announces site selection for its North American Crop Protection headquarters

Earlier this year, Syngenta selected its current campus location on Swing Road in Greensboro, North Carolina, to redevelop its North American Crop Protection headquarters. The announcement follows a comprehensive assessment of the company’s future needs and multiple site options in North Carolina an…
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Syngenta Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Syngenta founded?

    Syngenta was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Syngenta key executives?

    Syngenta's key executives are J. Erik Fyrwald, Chen Lichtenstein and Jonathan Parr.

  • How many employees does Syngenta have?

    Syngenta has 30,892 employees.

  • What is Syngenta revenue?

    Latest Syngenta annual revenue is $16.7 b.

  • What is Syngenta revenue per employee?

    Latest Syngenta revenue per employee is $541.7 k.

  • Who are Syngenta competitors?

    Competitors of Syngenta include AgroFresh, AgReliant Genetics and Synagri.

  • Where is Syngenta headquarters?

    Syngenta headquarters is located at Rosentalstrasse 67, Basel.

  • Where are Syngenta offices?

    Syngenta has offices in Basel, Dielsdorf, Monthey, Münchwilen and in 102 other locations.

  • How many offices does Syngenta have?

    Syngenta has 111 offices.