Board changes announcement - March 2021

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Vivid Sehgal


Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) announces that Vivid Sehgal, currently Chief Financial Officer Designate, will become Chief Financial Officer of Tate & Lyle on 1 April 2021. Vivid joined Tate & Lyle on 1 March 2021 and replaces Imran Nawaz who, as announced on 7 October 2020, is leaving the Company to take up the position of Chief Financial Officer of Tesco plc. Imran will step down from the Tate & Lyle Board on 31 March 2021.

The following changes to Tate & Lyle’s Board and Board Committees are also announced.


Anne Minto will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the AGM on Thursday 29 July, having served as a non-executive director since December 2012 and as the Chair of the Remuneration Committee for over six years. A search is underway for a new non-executive director to replace Anne.

Board Committees

Sybella Stanley will become Chair of the Remuneration Committee from the conclusion of the AGM on Thursday 29 July.

In anticipation of her appointment as Chair of the Remuneration Committee, Sybella Stanley will join the Audit Committee from 1 April 2021.

Dr Gerry Murphy, Chair of Tate & Lyle, said: “I wish to thank Imran Nawaz for the energy and focus he has brought to the handover to his successor, Vivid Sehgal. This has enabled Vivid to step into the role of Chief Financial Officer earlier than anticipated and from the start of Tate & Lyle’s new financial year.”

“I would like to thank Anne Minto for her nearly nine years of distinguished service and significant contribution to the Board and, in particular, for her time served as Chair of the Remuneration Committee.”

There are no further disclosures to be made pursuant to paragraph 9.6.11 of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Listing Rules.

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Nick Hasell, FTI Consulting (Media)
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Christopher Marsh, VP, Investor Relations / +44 (0) 7796 192 688

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About Tate & Lyle: 
Supported by our 160-year history of ingredient innovation, we partner with customers to provide consumers with healthier and tastier choices when they eat and drink. We are proud that millions of people around the world consume products containing our ingredients every day.

Through our expertise in sweetening, fortification, and texture, we develop ingredient solutions which reduce sugar, calories, and fat, add fibre and protein, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, snacks, soups, sauces, and dressings.

We have more than 3,500 employees working in around 57 locations across 39 countries. Science, Solutions, Society is our brand promise and how we will achieve our purpose of Transforming Lives Through the Science of Food. By living our purpose we believe we can successfully grow our business and have a positive impact on society. We live our purpose in three ways, by supporting healthy living, building thriving communities and caring for our planet.

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