Agricultural firm Syngenta India has appointed Susheel Kumar as the Managing Director and new country head of the company.
In the new role, Kumar will take over Rafael Del Rio, who served as the MD for about four years, Business Standard reported.
On the appointment of the new MD, Rafael has been elevated as the non-executive chairman of the company.
Kumar hails from Haryana and comes from a hard-core sales and marketing strategy background. He has been associated with Syngenta for almost twelve years.
Recently, he has completed an international assignment in Switzerland, where he contributed to the global strategies of the company as well as projects for commercial excellence.
Kumar completed an MBA in Agribusiness from Symbiosis Institute of International Business and a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences from Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University.