Advanta Seeds delivers innovative farming solutions and technology to farmers around the world with over 60 years of experience.
Mr. Seraj Ahmad, Business Lead of Advanta Seeds for the Philippines and South East Asia, is an agribusiness professional with more than 27 years of multi-country experience in sales, marketing, business development, and business strategy.
Ahmad is an MBA (Agribusiness) graduate and has a Certification in Senior Leaders Program Alumni from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA).
The Advanta Seeds executive has certifications in Economics, Global Marketing Management, International Business, and Organic Farming for Sustainable Agricultural Production from the Indian Institute of Technology.
He has also completed a course in Traits, Markets, Growth and Leadership for Seed Industry Program from Cornell University, USA.
Advanta Seeds delivers innovative farming solutions and technology to farmers around the world with over 60 years in plant genetics research. The company has a global footprint in 84 countries.
Advanta Seeds is a global leader in tropical and subtropical corn and has leading positions in many regions in corn, forage and grain sorghum, sunflower, canola, hybrid rice, and vegetables.
Advanta Seeds is part of the UPL Group, the fifth-largest crop protection company in the world.
Advanta Seeds ranked second in the Access to Seed Index (ATSI) in the ASEAN region in enhancing the productivity of smallholder farmers.
Contribution to the Philippines
Advanta Seeds brings Filipino farmers high-quality seeds (GM corn/conventional corn, fresh corn, hybrid rice, vegetables) to increase their yield and productivity, and most importantly, aid in the country’s food security. Roy Tomandao