Tate & Lyle PLC Board Changes

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Jeanne Johns appointed as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Corporate Responsibility, Remuneration and Nominations Committees.

Board changes

Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) announces that Jeanne Johns has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and a member of the Corporate Responsibility, Remuneration and Nominations Committees with effect from today, 26 October 2016.

Jeanne is based in the US and is a non-executive director of Parsons Corporation, a US engineering, construction, technical, and management services organisation. During Jeanne’s 30 year career with BP, she most recently served as the Head of Safety and Operational Risk for BP’s global downstream business from 2011 to 2015 and was responsible for overhauling the safety and operational risk organisation. Prior to this role, Jeanne held numerous leadership roles in Europe, the US and China, managing multinational businesses and global strategic business development.

Jeanne will assume the chairmanship of the Corporate Responsibility Committee with effect from 1 April 2017. She will replace Bill Camp who is retiring as a Director of the Company on 31 March 2017, having served on the Board since May 2010.

Sir Peter Gershon, Chairman of Tate & Lyle, said "I am delighted that Jeanne has agreed to join the Board. Her significant experience of building organisational cultures with the highest standards in safety, together with her experience in a range of global leadership roles will be of significant benefit to the Board.

“I would also like to thank Bill for his dedicated service and the significant contribution he has made to the Board and the Corporate Responsibility Committee during his tenure.”

There are no further disclosures to be made in connection with Ms Johns’s appointment pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Listing Rules. 

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Food & Beverage Solutions and Primary Products, supported by the Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations teams. Food & Beverage Solutions is focused on growth by building leading positions globally in the categories of beverages, dairy, and soups, sauces and dressings. Primary Products is focused on delivering steady earnings and generating cash.

Food & Beverage Solutions consists of: Texturants, including speciality starches; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres; and Stabilisers and Functional Systems, which are bespoke ingredient blends that ensure foods retain their structure.

Primary Products consists of high-volume sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants).  It also sells co-products from the corn milling process as animal nutrition.

Tate & Lyle is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE.L. American Depositary Receipts trade under TATYY. In the year to 31 March 2019, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on Twitter or Linkedin.

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