Tate & Lyle PLC Board Changes - Oct 2016

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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. 

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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.

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 2023, Tate & Lyle revenue from continuing operations totalled £1.75 billion. For more information, please visit https://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on LinkedinX (Twitter)Facebook or YouTube