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Fisher Joins Tate & Lyle to Enhance R&D

Posted: February 23, 2007

Tate & Lyle (London) has hired Robert Fisher as head of global research and development, following the retirement of Bob Schanefelt. Fisher, who has a Ph.D. in Food Science, most recently served as executive director and CEO for the International Life Science Institute. As a part of the job, Fisher aims to build on the company’s value-added food ingredients business.

Of the hire, Tate & Lyle CEO Stanley Musesengwa said, “We welcome Bob Fisher, who brings strong scientific and business leadership skills and significant experience in both consumer goods and agri-processing. We look forward to continuing our progress in value-added ingredient research and development under Bob’s leadership.”