Board of Supervisors

Syngenta Group is governed by the Board of Directors, managed by the Global Leadership Team (GLT) and supervised by the Board of Supervisors.

Close YAO SHUO

YAO SHUO

Function in Syngenta Group
Chairman of the Board of Supervisors
Close YAO SHUO
YAO SHUO
Function in Syngenta Group
Chairman of the Board of Supervisors
Professional background

Yao Shuo was elected as the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Syngenta Group in June 2021. He holds the position of Deputy General Counsel at Sinochem Holdings. Yao Shuo joined Sinochem Group in 2001 as Assistant Manager of the Legal Department and General Manager of the Legal Department of the Audit and Compliance Department of Sinochem Group. In 2017 he joined CCB Trust Co. Ltd., a leading wealth management company in China, as Executive General Manager of the Legal & Compliance department and was later promoted to Managing Director of the department. In 2019 he rejoined Sinochem Group as Deputy General Counsel prior to his appointment as Deputy General Counsel of Sinochem Holdings in 2021.

Yao Shuo received a dual bachelor’s degree in law and economics from Peking University in 2001, and a Master of Law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2015.

GIGI ANNE HOH

GIGI ANNE HOH

Function in Syngenta Group
Supervisor of the Board of Supervisors
Head of Legal, Syngenta Group
GIGI ANNE HOH
GIGI ANNE HOH
Function in Syngenta Group
Supervisor of the Board of Supervisors
Head of Legal, Syngenta Group
Professional background

Gigi Anne Hoh is the Head of Legal for Syngenta Group and General Counsel for Syngenta Group China. She joined Syngenta Group in 2005 as Asia Pacific Regional Counsel. From 2008 she was Associate General Counsel for Crop Protection at Syngenta Group’s headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, before again holding the position of Asia Pacific Regional Counsel from 2012 to 2017. In 2017, she was appointed Head of Compliance and Risk Management as well as Head of Legal Strategic Projects in China, supporting the listing of Syngenta Group.

Prior to joining Syngenta Group, Gigi Anne Hoh served as Asia Pacific Regional Legal Counsel at Huntsman from 2001 to 2004 and held the role of Asia Pacific Regional Legal Counsel at NCR Corporation from 1998 to 2001.

Gigi Anne Hoh is a Barrister-at-Law of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in the UK and is also admitted to practice at the Singapore Bar. She holds an LLB (Hons) law degree from Manchester Metropolitan University.

TIANWEI YANG

TIANWEI YANG

Function in Syngenta Group
Employee Supervisor of the Board of Supervisors
Head of Corporate Finance, China
TIANWEI YANG
TIANWEI YANG
Function in Syngenta Group
Employee Supervisor of the Board of Supervisors
Head of Corporate Finance, China
Professional background

Tianwei Yang joined Syngenta Group in April 2020 as Head of Corporate Finance China. Prior to joining Syngenta Group, he was Deputy CFO at Sinochem Energy. Previous to that, Tianwei Yang served as Deputy Tax Manager of the Accounting Department at Sinochem Group, Assistant General Manager of the Finance Department at Sinochem Petroleum Exploration & Production, and Vice CFO and CFO of Emerald Energy PLC Columbia. Before joining Sinochem Group, he held the positions of Tax Manager at RSM China and Tax Manager at PwC China.

Tianwei Yang graduated from Portobello College Dublin in 2003 with a degree in Accounting and Finance.