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.’


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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 and stabilisers; Sweeteners, including low- and no-calorie sweeteners; and a Health and Wellness portfolio comprising mainly speciality fibres.

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 2018, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.7 billion. For more information, please visit