Tate & Lyle appoints Bill Magee as President, North America for Food & Beverage Solutions

UK – British-headquartered, global supplier of food and beverage ingredients Tate & Lyle PLC has appointed William ‘Bill’ Magee as President, North America, Food & Beverage Solutions, with effect from 1 October 2021.  

“Bill has been an outstanding leader of our North America business and has consistently delivered strong growth in the region,” said Nick Hampton, Chief Executive Officer of Tate & Lyle. 

“His expertise and customer understanding will be invaluable as we re-position Tate & Lyle as a growth-focused global speciality food and beverage solutions business.” 

Bill who now becomes a member of Tate & Lyle’s executive committee joined the company in April 2018 as Commercial Vice President, North America, Food & Beverage Solutions. 

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He was later promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America, Food & Beverage Solutions where he has been instrumental in leading the Company’s growth transformation in the region over the last three years.   

Prior to joining Tate & Lyle, Bill held senior leadership roles with Rohm & Haas, H.B Fuller and Michelman.  
 
“I’m delighted to be joining our Executive Committee at this exciting time in the Company’s history and to work with my colleagues in North America and across the business to provide our customers with new and innovative solutions that help make food and drink healthier and tastier,” Bill Magee said. 

Two Tate & Lyle US plants awarded Energy Star Certification

Earlier in September, Tate & Lyle announced that its two corn wet mills in Loudon, Tennessee, and Lafayette South, Indiana, in the US had been awarded the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification. 

The two mills are the only corn refining plants in the US to earn this accolade, having met strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.  

“We are thrilled to receive this certification for the fifth and seventh consecutive years for our Loudon and Lafayette South plants, respectively,” said Nick Waibel, Global Energy Lead at Tate & Lyle. 

“Achieving this honor in the first year is quite an achievement but to maintain such high standards over so many years reflects the dedication and hard work of our operations team, especially our technicians who are committed to running these mills as efficiently as possible.” 

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