Sinochem executive to head ChemChina's Syngenta China unit

An executive at China’s state-owned Sinochem Group will head the China operations of global seed and agrichemicals firm Syngenta, owned by ChemChina, which has been reportedly in merger talks with Sinochem.

The current president of Sinochem Agriculture, Qin Hengde, will be “retained” to oversee Syngenta’s China business, said Andrew McConville, a Syngenta spokesman based in Basel, Switzerland.

Qin will replace Syngenta’s Regional Director for China Andrew Guthrie who is retiring at the end of March, said McConville.

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