Syngenta has appointed Chris Davison as head, business sustainability for North America, effective June 1. The previous head of corporate and government affairs for Syngenta in Canada is relocating from Guelph, Ontario, to Washington, D.C.
Since joining Syngenta in 2012, Davison has been instrumental in the company's adoption of significant sustainability initiatives in Canada and has led multiple advocacy efforts in support of farmers and the industry.
He has extensive experience in agriculture, in both the public and private sectors, including leading public relations and communications practices with private-sector consulting firms and working with the federal government in Canada, where he advised on matters relating to animal health, plant health, food safety, industry regulations and trade.
Davison holds a master's degree in public administration and a post-graduate certificate in public relations.
Source: Syngenta June 4, 2019 news release