40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Erin Doughtie


Syngenta Vegetable Seeds

Job Title

Americas Regional Portfolio Lead - Watermelon


Native to Austin, Texas, Erin Doughtie’s connection to agriculture was rooted in family, being one generation removed from the farm. Today, she spends time on farms around the world as Syngenta Vegetable Seeds’ Americas Regional Portfolio Lead for watermelon. Her guidance in trials helps ensure growers have access to the best genetics, ensuring consumer access to safe and nutritious fruit. Erin has a master’s degree in agricultural science and development from the University of Reading.

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