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.

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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, Executive Director, Chairman of the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
Stephen Landsman

Stephen Landsman

Group General Counsel
Chen Lichtenstein

Chen Lichtenstein

Chief Financial Officer
Jonathan Parr

Jonathan Parr

President, Global Crop Protection
Laure Roberts

Laure Roberts

Head Human Resources
Jeff Rowe

Jeff Rowe

President, Global Seeds
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Syngenta Office Locations

Syngenta has offices in Basel, Dielsdorf, Monthey, Münchwilen and in 100 other locations
Basel, CH (HQ)
Rosentalstrasse 67
Dielsdorf, CH
P.O. Box 233 CH-8157
Münchwilen, CH
P.O. Box CH-4333
Kouba, DZ
77, Lotissement Mohamed SAIDOUN
Buenos Aires, AR
Av. del Libertador 1855
Macquarie Park, AU
Level 1/2-4 Lyonpark Rd
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Syngenta Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2000

Syngenta Revenue

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Syngenta's revenue was reported to be $13.58 b in FY, 2019 which is a 0.4% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

12.6b13.5b13.6b

Revenue growth, %

7%0%

Cost of goods sold

6.5b7.3b7.4b

Gross profit

6.2b6.2b6.2b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

6.9b7.2b6.8b7.1b

Cost of goods sold

3.5b3.7b3.6b3.9b

Gross profit

3.5b3.5b3.1b3.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

50%48%47%45%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.3b1.6b1.9b

Accounts Receivable

4.1b4.4b4.4b

Prepaid Expenses

128.0m305.0m271.0m

Inventories

4.2b4.3b5.0b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

2.7b1.5b1.3b1.6b

Accounts Receivable

6.2b5.5b5.8b5.3b

Inventories

3.8b4.1b4.8b5.0b

Current Assets

14.3b13.1b13.6b13.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

545.0m677.0m727.0m

Inventories

(230.0m)(230.0m)(701.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.4b1.4b838.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(448.0m)(448.0m)(521.0m)
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

267.0m367.0m455.0m342.0m

Inventories

195.0m(42.0m)(470.0m)(219.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

147.0m60.0m(1.4b)55.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(131.0m)(168.0m)(184.0m)(177.0m)
USDH1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Syngenta Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018Nov, 2020

Countries

909090

R&D Facilities

111120116

R&D Facilities (North America)

3030

R&D Facilities (Latin America)

1221
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Syngenta Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CropioSeptember 02, 2019
FloranovaJuly 26, 2018
Abbott & CobbApril 12, 2018
StriderMarch 26, 2018
FarmShotsFebruary 14, 2018
Nidera Seeds Holding B.V.February 07, 2018
DevgenSeptember 21, 2012$523 m
Pasteuria BioscienceSeptember 19, 2012$113 m
Monthey SA
Nidera Seeds Argentina SAU
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Syngenta Revenue Breakdown

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Syngenta revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.9% from Corn and Soybean, 8.3% from Seedcare, 15.1% from Insecticides, 23.9% from Fungicides, 6.7% from Non-selective Herbicides, 19.2% from Selective Herbicides and 14.9% from Other

Syngenta revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 51.0% from Rest of World, 21.6% from USA, 21.4% from Brazil and 6.0% from Other

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Syngenta Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Syngenta Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Syngenta Online and Social Media Presence

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Syngenta Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    81/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    72/100

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Syngenta News and Updates

Syngenta Taps Banks for Shanghai IPO at $60 Billion Valuation

Syngenta Taps Banks for Shanghai IPO at $60 Billion Valuation

Worldwide Agricultural Biologicals Industry (2021 to 2026) - Featuring Biolchim, BASF and Syngenta Among Others

Dublin, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Agricultural Biologicals Market - Forecasts from 2021 to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The agricultural biologicals market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 11.02% over the analyzed period to re…

Agricultural Microbials Market Size to Hit USD 11.81 Billion by 2027; Syngenta Collaborates Novozymes to Commercialize TAEGRO IN Europe & Latin America, States Fortune Business Insights™

Top companies covered are Certis USA LLC (Columbia, U.S.), Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (California, U.S.), ChemChina (Beijing, China), Koppert Biological Systems (Netherlands), Varsha Bioscience and Technology Pvt. Ltd. (Hyderabad, India), BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany), Andermatt Biocontrol AG (…

Syngenta Group announces that Syngenta AG completed a successful EUR 100 million tap of its existing EUR 800 million Eurobond

Syngenta Group announces that Syngenta AG completed a successful EUR 100 million tap of its existing EUR 800 million Eurobond, announced on 8 April and issued in three tranches on 16 April 2020, 24 April 2020 and 19 October 2020, bringing the total size of the bond to EUR 900 million. Its maturity d…

Syngenta Crop Protection announces launch of Spiropidion: a new insecticide active ingredient

Spiropidion is an innovative new technology that can be used to protect a wide array of crops from some of the most damaging, and difficult to control, sucking pests Spiropidion is safe to pollinators and beneficial insects, providing farmers with an important new tool in Integrated Pest...

Syngenta Group publishing its Q3 results

Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet.  We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions.
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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, Stephen Landsman and Chen Lichtenstein.

  • How many employees does Syngenta have?

    Syngenta has 28,265 employees.

  • What is Syngenta revenue?

    Latest Syngenta annual revenue is $13.6 b.

  • What is Syngenta revenue per employee?

    Latest Syngenta revenue per employee is $480.5 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 100 other locations.

  • How many offices does Syngenta have?

    Syngenta has 105 offices.