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Agrimarketing : Canadian Agribusiness Employer Guide 08
We are Syngenta Read what a few of our employees have to say about working at Syngenta: “Syngenta is very willing to October 2007, Mont Tremblant, QC — Syngenta Crop Protection employees at the Annual National Meeting. W e are a world leading agribusi- ness operating across all major markets of crop protection and seeds. We employ over 21,000 employees in more than 90 countries worldwide. Bringing Plant Potential to Life is at the heart of what we do and we are known for our commitment to innova- tion, environmental stewardship, and helping growers around the world pro- duce a safe and reliable food supply. In Canada we are recognized as a Top 100 Employer. We have more than 230 employees who are passionate about agriculture and supporting the needs of our customers. Our success is a direct result of the talented individu- als on our team and we are committed to providing the development opportu- nities and support they need to reach their full potential. THINGS TOCONSIDER ABOUT A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYER Getting to know a prospective employer is just as important as them getting to know you. It’s a key compo- nent of finding a job that will help you achieve your personal and profes- sional goals. Here are two questions that can help you determine whether a prospective employer is right for you. How will the company help me reach my potential? Your career is all about developing new skills, building on existing talents, and discovering new opportunities. Syn- genta is all about helping you do exactly that. With a range of internal learning and career development programs, global opportunities, and strong leader- ship support, we provide employees with opportunities to expand their horizons and reach their potential. Do the company's values align with what matters to me? Values shape a company, from big pic- ture decisions to daily corporate cul- ture. Before asking a company about their values,consider your own. Is your passion to learn and grow personally and professionally? To create new ideas and solutions? At Syngenta,we value and support innovation, continuous learning, work/ life balance and community involve- ment. Through our Giving Back to Agriculture initiative,we invest in orga- nizations and programs that benefit Canadian agriculture, ranging from sup- porting community associations to a multitude of initiatives that help farm- ers practice good stewardship and suc- ceed in their businesses. invest in the development of its peo- ple. Shortly after graduating from University, I began my career with Syngenta.Six years later I have made great strides in the company with help from supportive managers and remarkable professional develop- ment opportunities — such as join- ing international colleagues in Europe and the U.S. at courses offered by Syngenta. This is one way that Syngenta empowers its people and helps all employees to grow pro- fessionally and personally.” — David Hoar, District Sales Manager “I love working at Syngenta because I knowI’m making a differ- ence. On a global level, I’m using my knowledge of chemistry to develop crop protection products that are helping to create a safe and secure food supply for the growing world population.On an individual level, our science outreach program allows me to visit local schools where I help educate children about science and agriculture.“ — Dr. Ravi Ramachandran, Manager of Product Chemistry and Chemical Services “I’m happy to have just cele- brated my 10th year with Syngenta. The people that work here are the best of the best in the industry, and they all share a passion for agricul- ture. The depth of our global portfo- lio gives me access to innovative ideas, resources, and technology every day, and has enabled me to travel to fascinating places around the world. The opportunities really are endless with Syngenta.” — Holly Nicoll, Customer Manager Show us your potential! Visit our Website at www.syngenta.ca to see what opportunities await you. 4