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Syngenta Holds Annual General Meeting

BASEL, Switzerland, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG on April 23, 2013, the 1,142 shareholders representing 48.27% of the total shares approved all the motions proposed by the Board of Directors.

Shareholders also approved a dividend of CHF 9.50 per share, an increase of 19% over the previous year.

Martin Taylor retired from his position as Chairman of the Board having completed his term of office and, as previously announced, is succeeded by Michel Demaré who was appointed to the Board at the AGM in 2012. Peggy Bruzelius , Peter Thompson and Felix A. Weber also retired from the Board, having completed their terms of office.

Eleni Gabre-Madhin , co-founder and CEO of eleni LLC, and Eveline Saupper, Partner and Director with commercial law firm Homburger AG in Zurich, were elected as new members of the Board.

Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with more than 27,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Through world-class science, global reach and commitment to our customers we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life.  For more information about us please go to

Note to the editor:

The speech of the Chairman, the presentation of the CEO and images of the Annual General Meeting can be found at

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