Partners for Advancing Agriculture ®

Linda Nel

Winter 2020

Linda Nel brings 25 years’ product management, marketing and strategy experience in diverse industries and geographies, including 12 years in leadership roles at Syngenta headquarters in Switzerland.  She led their global seed treatment product management team for the past three years, and additionally possesses a strong knowledge of the European crop protection market.

Linda has lived and worked in North America, Latin America and Europe in regional and global roles, through which she cultivated a cultural sensitivity and ability to connect with people, aided by her love of languages. She speaks French, Spanish, German and Dutch.

Education & Certification
  • MBA, INSEAD – Fontainebleau, France
  • MA, Spanish – Stanford University
  • BA, Anthropology – Stanford University