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GreenWood, Inc. Appoints Richmond as Syngenta Biotechnology Project Manager


Greenville, SC - - January 19, 2007 - - GreenWood, Inc. announced today that it has named Robert “Bob” D. Richmond as project manager over the facility maintenance and construction project work at Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. Bob joins GreenWood after twenty-six years in management and supervisory positions with Nortel Networks.

In this new position, Bob will manage GreenWood’s ongoing total facility maintenance and construction services contract at Syngenta’s research and development facilities in RTP.

“Having a seasoned professional the caliber of Bob Richmond leading our team at Syngenta will ensure ongoing customer success,” says John Wood, president of GreenWood. “We welcome Bob to this important project leadership role and look forward to having him grow our well-established relationship with Syngenta.”

About GreenWood, Inc.

GreenWood provides integrated maintenance and capital construction solutions designed to extend the life of critical assets and deliver bottom line improvements for plants and facilities throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. We operate under a “Customer-Centered” philosophy where safety performance is always first and our flexibility to respond to client needs is an ongoing priority. For more information, visit

About Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc.

Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. The company is a leader in crop protection, and ranks third in the high-value commercial seeds market. Sales in 2005 were approximately $8.1 billion. Syngenta employs some 19,000 people in over 90 countries. Syngenta is listed on the Swiss stock exchange (SYNN) and in New York (SYT). Further information is available at

Innovation is the lifeblood of Syngenta, and delivering innovation is the focus of scientists at Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. (SBI) in Research Triangle Park, NC. SBI researchers use a combination of science and cutting-edge technology to develop innovative solutions that help farmers, food companies, and other Syngenta stakeholders meet tomorrow’s challenges. Further information is available at

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