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Tate & Lyle Board Changes - Nov 2004

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APPOINTMENT Tate & Lyle PLC announces today that Kai Nargolwala has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 December 2004. Kai, 54, is currently a Group Executive Director of Standard Chartered PLC, a leading bank in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He is Chairman of the Group's global wholesale banking division and is also responsible for the Bank's corporate governance across the Asia Pacific region and India. He is based in Singapore. In addition to his role at Standard Chartered, Kai is a Director of the Asia Pacific region of Visa International. Kai has been a Board member at Standard Chartered for five years and has 20 years' experience in the financial services industry in Asia, Europe and the United States. He previously worked for Bank of America where he became Group Executive Vice President; Head of Asia Wholesale Banking Group. Prior to joining Bank of America, he was a chartered accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co in London. Kai was born in India and is a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and the United States of America. He has a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Delhi, India and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Sir David Lees, Chairman of Tate & Lyle, said "I am delighted that Kai is to join the Board as a Non-Executive Director. His extensive financial and commercial experience, and particularly his knowledge of the Asia Pacific region, will be of great benefit to the Board." RETIREMENT Tate & Lyle PLC also announces today that Larry Pillard will retire as a Non-Executive Director on 31 December 2004. Larry joined Tate & Lyle in 1992 and was appointed to the Board in 1994 as an Executive Director. In 1996 he was appointed Chief Executive, a position he held until December 2002. He became a Non-Executive Director in January 2003 when he took up his current position as Executive Chairman of Tetra Laval Group based in Switzerland. Sir David Lees said “Larry has made a considerable contribution to the success of Tate & Lyle both as an Executive and as a Non-Executive Director. I am most grateful to him for his commitment and wise counsel.”

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Tate & Lyle is a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions. 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, mouthfeel and fortification, we develop solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre and protein, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings.

We have more than 3,000 employees working in around 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle's purpose is Transforming Lives Through the Science of Food and through 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 2021, Tate & Lyle revenue from continuing operations totalled £1.2 billion. For more information, please visit or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.