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Tate & Lyle PLC (TATE.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Gershon

68 2009 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Javed Ahmed

55 2009 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Anthony Hampton

48 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Gabriella Parisse

2014 President - Innovation and Commercial Development

Robert Gibber

2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Rob Luijten

2010 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Rowan Adams

2014 Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Joan Braca

2014 President, Speciality Food Ingredients

Pierre Schoumacher

2014 President, Global Operations

Jim Stutelberg

2014 President, Bulk Ingredients

Lucie Gilbert

43 2012 Company Secretary

Paul Forman

2015 Non-Executive Director

Lars Frederiksen

57 2016 Non-Executive Director

Jeanne Johns

2016 Non-Executive Director

Anne Minto

62 2012 Non-Executive Director

Sybella Stanley

2016 Non-Executive Director

Liz Airey

56 2007 Senior Independent Director

William Camp

66 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Douglas Hurt

59 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ajai Puri

62 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Gershon

Sir Peter Gershon is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Tate & Lyle PLC., since 23 July 2009. Sir Peter has broad business experience gained in large and complex international organisations and has held various leadership roles in the UK private and public sector. He was formerly Chairman of Premier Farnell plc; Chief Executive of the Office of Government Commerce; Managing Director of Marconi Electronic Systems; and a member of the UK Defence Academy Advisory Board.

Javed Ahmed

Mr. Javed Ahmed is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Tate & Lyle PLC., since October 1, 2009. Javed has extensive international experience from a wide variety of senior management roles. He started his career with Procter & Gamble and then spent five years with Bain & Co. before joining Benckiser (later Reckitt Benckiser plc) in 1992 where he gained significant experience of international consumer goods markets and held positions including Senior Vice President, Northern Europe; President, North America; Executive Vice President, North America, Australia and New Zealand; and Executive Vice President, Europe.

Anthony Hampton

Mr. Anthony Nicholas Hampton has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining Tate & Lyle, Nick held a number of senior roles over his 20-year career at PepsiCo, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Europe in 2008, a position he held until 2013 when he was appointed PepsiCo’s President, West Europe Region and Senior Vice President Commercial, Europe.

Gabriella Parisse

Robert Gibber

Mr. Robert Gibber is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Tate & Lyle PLC. He resigned as Company Secretary of the Company effective 1 August 2012. He is a solicitor, Robert joined Tate & Lyle in 1990 as a commercial lawyer. Previously worked for City law firms Wilde Sapte and Herbert Oppenheimer. He is a Graduated from Wadham College Oxford in Oriental Studies (Chinese) in 1984. Appointed General Counsel in 1997 and Company Secretary in 2001.

Rob Luijten

Mr. Rob Luijten is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of Tate & Lyle PLC. He joined Tate & Lyle in February 2010 and was appointed Executive Vice President, Human Resources in June 2010. He holds a Masters degree in Human Resource Studies from Tilburg University and began his career with Inamed Corporation before spending ten years with GE Plastics where he held a number of senior human resources roles in both Europe and Asia, including five years based in Shanghai as Human Resources Director, Asia Pacific. Subsequently joined BG Group PLC where he was Human Resources Director, Africa, Middle East and Asia until 2009.

Rowan Adams

Mr. Rowan Adams is the Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs of the company.

Joan Braca

Ms. Joan Braca is the President, Speciality Food Ingredients of the company.

Pierre Schoumacher

Mr. Pierre Schoumacher is the President, Global Operations of the company.

Jim Stutelberg

Mr. Jim Stutelberg is the President, Bulk Ingredients of the company.

Lucie Gilbert

Ms. Lucie Gilbert is Company Secretary of Tate & Lyle PLC. Lucie was appointed Deputy Company Secretary in 2008 and previously held senior company secretarial roles in several listed companies, including Experian PLC and Brit Insurance Holdings PLC. Lucie is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Paul Forman

Mr. Paul A. Forman is the Non-Executive Director of the company. Paul is Group Chief Executive of Coats Group plc, a leading global industrial thread and consumer textiles crafts business. Prior to joining Coats in 2009, he was Group Chief Executive of Low & Bonar PLC, a global performance materials group, and was previously Managing Director at Unipart International, a leading European automotive aftermarket supplier. Paul also served as a non-executive director at Brammer PLC from 2006 to 2010.

Lars Frederiksen

Mr. Lars V. Frederiksen is appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 April 2016. He was CEO of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S from 2005 until his retirement in March 2013, leading a transformation of the business and a successful listing on the Copenhagen stock exchange during that period. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Lars held various management positions at Chr. Hansen, including Executive Vice President, International Operations, Executive Vice President, Bio Ingredients Division and Executive Vice President, Dairy Ingredients Division. He is based in Denmark and has a portfolio of directorships, including serving as Chairman of the Board and of the Compensation and Nomination Committees of Matas A/S, non-executive director of Falck A/S and Rockwool A/S and Chairman of the Danish Committee for Good Corporate Governance. Lars will join the Remuneration, Corporate Responsibility and Nominations Committees on his appointment.

Jeanne Johns

Ms. Jeanne Johns is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Jeanne is based in the US and is a non-executive director of Parsons Corporation, a US engineering, construction, technical, and management services organisation. During Jeanne’s 30 year career with BP, she most recently served as the Head of Safety and Operational Risk for BP’s global downstream business from 2011 to 2015 and was responsible for overhauling the safety and operational risk organisation. Prior to this role, Jeanne held numerous leadership roles in Europe, the US and China, managing multinational businesses and global strategic business development.

Anne Minto

Ms. Anne Minto is Non-Executive Director of Tate & Lyle PLC., since December 01, 2012. Anne was Group Director of Human Resources at Centrica plc from 2002 until her retirement in 2011. She previously held senior management roles at Shell UK and Smiths Group plc and was Deputy Director-General of the Engineering Employers’ Federation.

Sybella Stanley

Ms. Sybella Stanley is appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 April 2016. Sybella is Director of Corporate Finance at RELX Group plc (formerly Reed Elsevier Group plc), where she is responsible for global mergers and acquisitions. Sybella originally qualified as a barrister and before joining RELX Group in 1997, she was a member of the M&A advisory teams at Citigroup and later Barings. Based in the UK, Sybella is a non-executive director of The Merchants Trust PLC, a member of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills’ Industrial Development Advisory Board, a trustee of the Britten-Pears Foundation and a member of the Somerville College Oxford Development Board. Sybella will join the Audit and Nominations Committees on her appointment.

Liz Airey

Ms. Liz Airey is Independent Non-Executive Director of Tate & Lyle PLC. Liz was an investment banker and has extensive financial experience in the UK and internationally. She was formerly Finance Director of Monument Oil and Gas plc.

William Camp

Mr. William Henry Camp is no longer as Independent Non-Executive Director of Tate & Lyle PLC, effective 31 March 2017. Bill worked for 22 years for Archer Daniels Midland Company, before retiring in 2007, and held 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.

Douglas Hurt

Mr. Douglas M. Hurt is Independent Non-Executive Director of Tate & Lyle PLC., since 10 March 2010. Douglas is a Chartered Accountant. He held a number of financial and operational roles, including US and European senior management positions, at GlaxoSmithKline and was Finance Director of IMI plc between 2006 and 2015.

Ajai Puri

Dr. Ajai Puri is Independent Non-Executive Director of Tate & Lyle PLC. Ajai has a PhD in Food Science from the University of Maryland, USA. He was President – Research, Development and Product Integrity and a member of the Executive Board of Koninklijke Numico N.V. from 2003 to 2007. Prior to this, Ajai held various management positions with The Coca-Cola Company, culminating in Senior Vice President Technical, The Minute Maid Company.