Syngenta management announcement
Jul. 5, 2017
As a consequence, two members of the Syngenta Executive Committee – Trish Malarkey, Head of R&D and Mark Peacock, Head of Global Operations – will leave Syngenta at the end of September 2017.
Trish joined Syngenta 19 years ago and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2014. Prior to her current role, Trish held a number of senior scientific roles in Crop Protection, Seeds and Biotechnology. Most recently, Trish has led the R&D organization through a significant transformation, resulting in an R&D function that is the most productive in the industry with a pipeline that will deliver value for the company for many years to come.
Mark has worked at Syngenta and its legacy companies for 34 years since joining as a graduate chemical engineer. Over the past ten years that Mark has been a member of the Executive Committee, he has led a number of functions globally, including Production & Supply, Information Services and HSE. In these roles he has led the continuous delivery of significant improvements in productivity and has played a key role in shaping our company culture.
Erik Fyrwald, CEO, said: “I want to warmly thank Trish and Mark for their outstanding contributions to Syngenta during their distinguished careers here. I wish them both every success in the future.”