Director Change

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Jeanne Johns, a Non-Executive Director, resigns from the Board of the Company with effect from 31 October 2017.

Tate & Lyle PLC (the ‘Company’), announces that Jeanne Johns, a Non-Executive Director, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Incitec Pivot Limited, a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, with effect from 15 November 2017.

As a result of her appointment, Ms Johns has resigned from the Board of the Company as she will no longer be able to commit the required time to travel to the UK on a regular basis to attend Tate & Lyle Board meetings.  She will cease to be a director with effect from 31 October 2017.

Dr Gerry Murphy, Chairman of Tate & Lyle, said: ‘I would like to thank Jeanne for the significant contribution that she has made to the Company in the time that she has been on the Board and, in particular, in her role as Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee.  I wish her every success in her new role.’


Contacts at Tate & Lyle PLC:

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About Tate & Lyle:
Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, with operations in over 30 locations worldwide.

Tate & Lyle operates through two global divisions, Speciality Food Ingredients and Bulk Ingredients, supported by our Innovation and Commercial Development and Global Operations groups. The Group's strategy is to become a leading global provider of Speciality Food Ingredients through a disciplined focus on growth, and by driving Bulk Ingredients for sustained cash generation to fuel this growth.

Speciality Food Ingredients consists of three platforms: Texturants, which includes speciality starches and stabilisers; Sweeteners, which comprises nutritive sweeteners and our range of no-calorie sweeteners including SPLENDA® Sucralose; and our Health and Wellness portfolio which includes speciality fibres and our salt-reduction offering. Additionally, our Food Systems business provides a wide variety of blended ingredient solutions.

Tate & Lyle Bulk Ingredients includes bulk sweeteners, industrial starches and fermentation products (primarily acidulants). Corn co-products from both divisions are primarily sold as animal feed.

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 2017, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.8 billion. For more information, please visit

SPLENDA® is a trademark of Heartland Consumer Products LLC.