Head of Syngenta Seedcare
Based in Basel, Switzerland
Jonty is the Head of Seedcare in Syngenta. He joined the legacy company Ciba in 1990 directly from University having studied Applied Biology in Nottingham, UK. He had numerous commercial roles in the UK organization, starting as a salesman to growers and distributors and finishing as Head of UK Strategy, just prior to the merger of AstraZeneca and Novartis. During this period, Jonty completed an MBA to broaden his skill set. Jonty later joined Syngenta as EAME GTM and Arable Portfolio Head, moving from the UK to Basel, Switzerland in 2004. After these roles, he led the CP organization in the Benelux, the marketing and BD team of Cereals and DFC in the ICS, and then became the Head of Russia.
Jonty is a big sports fan, enjoying rugby and cricket and when given the chance spends time travelling with his family having 3 children, 2 studying in the US and a young daughter of 2.
“Seedcare is passionate about serving customers in order to co-create solutions that add value to their business and to Syngenta’s. To enable that Seedcare has a community of dedicated Seedcare specialists who are able to listen and support the customers with the leading portfolio of products and supporting services. Our ambition is “to be the most innovative and collaborative seed treatment team in the industry growing our customers investments from seeds to young plants”.