Vanessa Yang Yan is Communication Manager of Syngenta in China, leading internal and leadership communications across all functions including commercial, R&D and other enabling functions. She has extensive experience in Communications, Public Relations and Brand Management areas.

Prior to joining Syngenta, she had worked in mainly IT and Telecommunications industries with companies including Huawei Technologies as Corporate Branding Manager and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, China (HGST) as Corporate Affairs Program Manager. She obtained her MBA degree from The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.