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George Pontikas
George Pontikas
George Pontikas

President and CEO of Syngenta Hellas.

George Pontikas

George Pontikas is the President and CEO of Syngenta Hellas. He started his career in 1990 in Ciba Geigy Hellas (forerunner of Syngenta Hellas) as Seed Development Manager. In 1997 he became Director of the Seeds Department and in 2011 Sales Director of the consolidated business activities of the company and CEO since 2015.

In January 2020, along with the duties of Crop Protection Product Sales Manager, he also assumed the duties of President and CEO of Syngenta Hellas, as well as the position of Business Area Manager for the countries Greece, Israel, Palestine, Cyprus, Albania and Kosovo (BA Mediterranean).

He is the Senior Vice-President of the Hellenic Crop Protection Association (HCPA). He also served as President of the Greek Seed Trade Association (EEPES) from 2010 to 2016 and Board Member of the ISF (International Seed Federation) from 2010 to 2013.

He is a graduate of the Department of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, with a Master's degree in Agricultural Economics, Marketing and Sociology, as well as a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA).

George Pontikas
George Pontikas
George Pontikas

President and CEO of Syngenta Hellas.