12 November 2013 23:28 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Syngenta has named global head of seed care Karsten Neuffer as its new Latin America regional director effective 1 January 2014, the Swiss agrochemicals firm said on Tuesday.
Neuffer is replacing current director Antonio Carlos Guimaraes, who is retiring after 14 years.
Neuffer will be based in Sao Paulo and will oversee a region that reported sales of $3.7bn (€2.8bn) in 2012, Syngenta said.
Prior to this appointment, Neuffer spent three years as head of cereals and also has held the position of head of strategy, planning and new business development for the company.
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