In April 2022, Esser will take up the role of Chief Research, Innovation and Food Quality Safety Officer at Danone
Tate & Lyle PLC has announced Dr Isabelle Esser will join the board as a Non-Executive Director and a member of the company’s Remuneration and Nominations Committees on 1 June 2022.
Esser has more than thirty years’ experience in global consumer food and ingredient companies. In more than twenty-five years with Unilever, she held several roles, finally as EVP, R&D Foods Transformation, Global Foods and Refreshment. After leaving Unilever in 2019, Esser became the Chief Human Resources Officer at Barry Callebaut, the Swiss-based global chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer.
In April 2022, Esser will take up the role of Chief Research, Innovation and Food Quality Safety Officer at Danone.
Dr Gerry Murphy, Chair of Tate & Lyle, said: “I am delighted that Isabelle has agreed to join the board. Her scientific expertise and extensive technology leadership experience in our markets will be of significant benefit to the board.”