Syngenta appoints new business manager for expanding pest control team

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Syngenta has added to its PPM team in the UK, with the appointment of Sarah Hughes as the dedicated business manager, to strengthen support for its broadening product range.

Ms Hughes has a wealth of knowledge in bringing products from the Syngenta R&D pipeline into the commercial market for customers. She is an experienced agronomist, with a background in plant science and genetics.

She said: “It is an incredibly exciting time in the pest control business, with the introduction of products and extensions of use to add to the existing Syngenta portfolio, alongside pioneering digital innovations.

“Working with Syngenta’s R&D scientists, technical support and commercial partners, there’s now the opportunity to develop more effective and consistent integrated pest management solutions to benefit our customers and achieve better results.”

A Nuffield Scholar in innovative technology, Ms Hughes will work with Daniel Lightfoot, who is now responsible for Syngenta’s Professional Solutions business across Western Europe and Italy.

She will also be supported in the UK by pest industry business and technical specialists, Richard Moseley and Sean Loakes, along with dedicated support for the company’s new digital solutions.

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