Tate & Lyle welcomes new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion leader

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London, UK, 31 March 2021: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, is delighted to announce the appointment of Lauren von Stackelberg as its new Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Lauren will join Tate & Lyle on 19 April.

Lauren von Stackelberg

In this important new role, Lauren will lead the development of Tate & Lyle’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy, policies and programmes to create a truly inclusive and diverse culture and workforce, reflecting the communities we operate in and the customers we serve.

Lauren has a strong track record of leading and delivering transformational change across a range of sectors including technology, travel and financial services, most recently as Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity for Expedia Group. Lauren is also founder of a Micro-Fund in Ghana and a member of a steering committee of a consortium for pay equity.

Nick Hampton, Chief Executive, said: “I am very excited to welcome Lauren to Tate & Lyle. She is a proven and compassionate leader of change, and I look forward to working with her to build a culture where all people, regardless of their backgrounds, can be themselves and reach their full potential. This is core to our values and at the very heart of our purpose. With the creation of this new role and Lauren’s appointment, we are committing to making meaningful and positive change at Tate & Lyle over the long-term.”

Lauren von Stackelberg, Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, said: “The world is attuned to the power and potential of equity, diversity and inclusion, and it is our opportunity and obligation to transform this pivotal moment into a lasting movement. Tate & Lyle’s purpose of Improving Lives for Generations resonated with me for precisely this reason.

"Our purpose provides us with an impactful platform to prioritise equity, inclusion and diversity for everyone in our company and for the communities and customers we serve. It is an honour to join Tate & Lyle to advance this meaningful work and to collaboratively catalyse change in our company, our industry and our world.”

About Tate & Lyle: 
Tate & Lyle PLC 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 fibre fortification, our Food & Beverage Solutions business develops solutions which reduce sugar, calories and fat, add fibre, and provide texture and stability in categories including beverages, dairy, bakery, soups, sauces and dressings. Our Primary Products business produces nutritive sweeteners, industrial starches used in paper and packaging, acidulants and products used for animal nutrition.

We have around 4,500 employees working in more than 60 locations across 30 countries. Tate & Lyle’s purpose is Improving Lives for Generations 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 2020, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £2.9 billion. For more information, please visit http://www.tateandlyle.com or follow Tate & Lyle on TwitterLinkedin or Facebook.