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Head of Corporate Security Syngenta, Member EICSM | SYNGENTA


Laurent Giezendanner has over 20 year’s security experience and is the Head of Corporate Security based in Basel Switzerland. Syngenta is one of the world’s leading company specialized in crop protection and seeds products, operating in more than 90 countries with 28’000 staff.

Laurent manages a team of 35 security professionals mainly based in key/high risk countries focusing on criminal detection, deterrence and response that could expose Syngenta people, tangible and intangible assets. This large scope of security programs including travel security, site security auditing, anti-cybercrime, reputation protection and anti-counterfeiting is deployed in an intelligence-led/risk based approach. Critical Success Factor to demonstrate actual deployment of security programs is the ability to measure the outcome of the great work done by Corporate Security team in front of Syngenta top management.

Before joining Syngenta Laurent was the Head of Corporate Security of Merck KGaA Group. Laurent holds a Master of Science in Security Management and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt.

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Day 1 | November 26, 2020 09:55 (CET)