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Tate & Lyle PLC Directorate Change

01 Apr 2010


Tate & Lyle PLC announces today that William ‘Bill’ Camp has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 May 2010.

Bill Camp has over thirty years experience in the agriculture products industry. From 1985 until his retirement in 2007, he was employed by Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), an agricultural processing company and manufacturer of value-added food and feed ingredients, in a variety of management positions including Executive Vice President, Asia Strategy, Executive Vice President, Processing and Senior Vice President, Global Oil Seeds, Cocoa and Wheat Milling. Prior to joining ADM, he was employed by A E Staley Manufacturing Limited (which was subsequently acquired by Tate & Lyle in 1988). He is based in the USA and currently has a portfolio of directorships, serving on the board of Chiquita Brands International Inc, the NYSE-quoted international marketer and distributor of high-quality value-added food products, Grain Storage Inc and Oasis Foods Company.

Sir Peter Gershon, Chairman of Tate & Lyle, said "The Board is delighted that Bill has agreed to join us.  His detailed knowledge and experience of the agriculture products industry, especially in North America, will be of significant benefit to the Board.”

There are no further disclosures to be made in connection with Mr Camp’s appointment pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the Financial Services Authority’s Listing Rules.

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 2014, Tate & Lyle sales totalled £3.1 billion. For more information, please visit

SPLENDA® is a trademark of McNeil Nutritionals, LLC.