Tate & Lyle Board Change

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Tate & Lyle PLC announces that Mr. Larry Pillard is to relinquish his position as Chief Executive to take up the position of Executive Chairman of the Tetra Laval Group upon the retirement of the present Executive Chairman. Mr. Pillard will remain on the Board of Tate & Lyle as a Non-Executive Director. Tate & Lyle has commenced the process of selecting a new Chief Executive with the intention of completing this process before Mr. Pillard leaves the company to take up his new appointment at the end of the year. Sir David Lees Chairman of Tate & Lyle PLC said "Larry has made a major contribution in implementing the strategy we have developed at Tate & Lyle to refocus on our core businesses and improve our operating returns. We wish him well for the future and are pleased that his considerable experience will remain available to the Board."

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.