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Jerome Barbaron

Jerome Barbaron

Head, Africa Middle East territory, Sygenta

Born in Bordeaux (France), Jerome Barbaron received a business degree from Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) in Paris. He also holds an MBA from INSEAD. Before Mr. Barbaron joined Syngenta in 2005 he worked for Accenture in Europe and the Americas for nine years. At Accenture he attained strategic experience mainly focusing on Biotech and pharma customer problematics. In his former roles as Operations Head and Commercial Directorfor Syngenta in France he gained broad commercial operational leadership experience.Jerome moved to Basel in December 2012 taking on the position of Global Head of Cereals. Heled Syngenta’s Cereals business across Crop Protection, Seed Care, and Seeds. In January 2015 Jerome was appointed HeadofCereals and Diverse Field Crops(incl. sugar beet, sunflower and oilseed rape) and in September 2016 Jerome Barbaron became Head Seeds EAME and Global Hybrid Cereals of Syngenta, and member of the board of ESA, Europa Bio, and different seeds companies. In September 2018 Jerome was appointed as head of the territory Africa Middle East