08 January 2022, USA: Syngenta is excited to announce the appointment of Angela Guinn as the ornamental territory manager for California and Brett Konjoian as the territory manager for the Northeast. In these roles, Guinn and Konjoian will assist nursery and greenhouse growers as well as distribution partners with developing effective ornamental plant protection strategies.
Guinn received a Bachelor of Science in environmental horticulture science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She maintains a wealth of ornamental and landscape knowledge from her time working for Disneyland Resorts and the city of San Clemente. Most recently, she served as senior greenhouse manager for Wonderful Nurseries.
“We are excited to bring Angela’s experience and new ideas to the Western region and to all our partners,” said Nick Angelucci, district sales manager for Syngenta Professional Solutions. “From managing production in greenhouses and nurseries to providing guidance on pest management, Angela’s expertise in producing healthy plants will be an asset to our customers.”
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Guinn said, “I am delighted for the opportunity to work with the Syngenta sales team to provide exceptional support to California growers. I look forward to building positive relationships and introducing new innovations to successful operations in the region.”
Konjoian grew up in the ornamentals industry at his family-owned greenhouse in Andover, Massachusetts. He received a Bachelor of Science in turfgrass science from Pennsylvania State University and held previous roles as an assistant superintendent at various golf courses in Pennsylvania. For the past six years, Konjoian served as a parks department manager where he led a team of nine full-time and seasonal employees.
“Brett is a great addition to the Syngenta sales team as he has a strong knowledge base in ornamental production from his experience in the industry,” said Bob Goglia, Northeast district manager for Syngenta. “We are excited for the leadership, innovative solutions and success he will bring to his customers and team.”
Konjoian said, “I look forward to building new relationships with customers in this market. From my background in the industry, I understand the hard work behind successful production. I am excited to combine my experiences with the tools and innovations from Syngenta to support growers in all aspects of their operations.”