Chris Clayton has been appointed Managing Director of agronomy and supply company Agrovista UK Ltd, from March. Chris will join from Syngenta’s integrated crop protection and seeds business where he was Head of Central Europe for the business.
Before this he held various marketing and operational roles within Syngenta, including Country Head for Hungary and the UK business’s Head of Sales and Marketing.
He is a graduate of Newcastle University with a BSc in Agriculture and started his career with ICI Agrochemicals, where he spent five years in sales in Central Southern England.
Commenting on the appointment, James Robertson, Group Chairman said that “Chris’s experience and knowledge of Agrochemicals, seed and European markets matches Agrovista’s development plans perfectly.