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Syngenta named top agriculture employer in 2019 Science magazine survey

    • Syngenta ranked No. 10 overall in annual Science Careers Top Employers Survey
    • 2019 represents tenth year of company recognition survey
    • Honor underscores Syngenta’s commitment to build the best R&D team in the industry and accelerate innovation
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA, Oct. 28, 2019 – Syngenta has been recognized as one of the world’s leading biotech employers – and the top agriculture employer – in the 2019 Science Careers Top Employers Survey. The company ranked 10 out of 20 top employers in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries, marking the tenth year of recognition by the prestigious global survey.

The annual survey identifies companies with the best reputations as employers, based on 23 attributes. Treating employees with respect, being socially responsible and being an innovative leader in the industry were among the characteristics survey participants cited as Syngenta’s strengths. The results were informed by a sample of 7,658 people, including Science website visitors and survey invitees representative of the industry. .

“One of Syngenta’s greatest strengths is our collaborative culture,” said Gusui Wu, head of Seeds Research at Syngenta. “Collaboration is essential for delivering on our commitment to accelerate innovation to bring growers the products and services they need. We are very proud of our dedicated scientists and researchers, who are committed to our ambition to help farmers safely, and sustainably, feed our planet.”

Syngenta’s dedication to help employees reach their full potential mirrors the company’s commitment to help crops reach their full potential. A robust R&D investment and pipeline enables researchers to develop seed technologies that benefit farmers, consumers and the environment. The company has biotechnology and seeds research operations globally, with centers of innovation in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA; and Beijing, China.

The complete rankings of the 2019 survey can be found at the Science magazine website. To hear more insights from Wu, visit Science podcast.

For more information about biotechnology and seeds research at Syngenta, visit Join the conversation online – connect with Syngenta at

About Syngenta
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. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit and Follow us on Twitter at and

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