London / UK. (tl) Tate + Lyle PLC, a leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vivid Sehgal to the position of Chief Financial Officer with effect from 01 May 2021.
Vivid will join Tate + Lyle as Chief Financial Officer Designate, and be appointed to the Board of Directors, from 1 March 2021. Over the following two months he will work with Imran Nawaz, the current Chief Financial Officer, to ensure a smooth transition before Imran leaves Tate + Lyle, as announced on 07 October 2020, to take up the position of Chief Financial Officer of Tesco plc.
Vivid Sehgal is a former Chief Financial Officer of Delphi Technologies PLC, a global provider of automotive propulsion technologies, having served from 2017 to 2020 when it was acquired by BorgWarner Inc. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of LivaNova PLC, a global medical technology company, from 2015 to 2017 and has previously held senior management positions in Allergan Inc., Gillette Inc., and GlaxoSmithKline PLC working across the US, Europe and the Middle East.
Nick Hampton, Chief Executive said: «I am delighted to welcome Vivid to Tate + Lyle and the executive team. He brings with him a proven track record of financial leadership as well as extensive commercial and transactional experience. I very much look forward to working with him as we continue to progress Tate + Lyle’s growth agenda.»
Gerry Murphy, Chairman said: «Vivid’s broad financial, business and international experience will be of great value to Tate + Lyle and he is a very welcome addition to our Board.»