Jon Erik Fyrwald is an American businessperson who has been at the head of 14 different companies and presently occupies the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Syngenta Foundation For Sustainable Agriculture, Chairman for Sinofert Holdings Ltd., Chairman at ADAMA Ltd., Chairman-Management & Member-Management Director at Syngenta AG, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Syngenta Crop Protection AG, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Syngenta Bangladesh Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Syngenta International AG. Mr. Fyrwald is also on the board of 8 other companies.
He previously held the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Univar Solutions, Inc. President & Chief Executive Officer for Univar NV, President & Chief Executive Officer for Univar Solutions UK Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer for Univar USA, Inc. (which are all subsidiaries of Univar Solutions, Inc.), President at Ecolab, Inc. Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Nalco Co. and Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Nalco Holding Co. (both are subsidiaries of Ecolab, Inc.) and Group VP-Agriculture & Nutrition Division at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Mr. Fyrwald received an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware.