Syngenta CEO Mack Quits Amid Outcry Over Snubbing Monsanto

  • Chief Financial Officer John Ramsay to be interim CE0
  • Mack says company can benefit from perspectives of new leader

Syngenta AG has named Chief Financial Officer John Ramsay as provisional CEO to replace Mike Mack, who unexpectedly quit amid mounting shareholder criticism at the world’s largest agrochemical maker for his refusal to engage with Monsanto Co. over its $47 billion takeover approach.

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