PEOPLE - Syngenta makes appointment:
Syngenta has appointed Mike Mack as chief executive officer from January 1st 2008. Mr Mack, chief operating officer of Syngenta Seeds, will replace Michael Pragnell, who retires at the end of this year. Mr Mack joined Syngenta in 2002 as head of crop protection for the NAFTA region and has held his current position since January 2005. Mr Pragnell has been CEO of Syngenta since the business was formed in 2000.