Syngenta Crop Protection. (At Closing People).
Syngenta Crop Protection, Greensboro, N.C., made changes in its U.S. management structure. Tony Durham assumes the position of vice president of Southern field crops business. Vern Hawkins is now vice president of the horticulture business unit. He was previously vice president of the company's product portfolio management group. Bill Lewis, vice president, professional products business unit and regional business group, also has responsibility for the company's crop protection operations in Canada and Mexico. Steve Ligon assumes the position of vice president of national account management. He was previously head of the company's Eastern horticulture business unit. Rob Neill, vice president of marketing, is responsible for business unit marketing support. Neill was formerly head of marketing for the company's Latin American region. Dan Thaden is vice president, Northern field crops business unit.