Dan is an experienced and successful executive in agri-business, with a passion for business development, new ventures and the power of team momentum. He started his career managing retail outlets, helping his local growers improve their operations with the latest technologies. This grower focus has helped him ensure customer value at every step along his journey leading different aspects of Syngenta seeds and crop protection business for almost two decades, including general management, business development, acquisitions, sales & marketing, agronomy and recently digital agriculture. With excellent business performance, he has gained ever increasing roles in the vegetable seeds, produce, corn and soybean seeds, crop protection and digital agriculture markets. Dan enjoys hiking in the North Carolina mountains and is a voracious reader.