UK-based sugar and ingredients group Tate & Lyle has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Airey as a non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2007.

Airey was finance director of Monument Oil and Gas between 1990 and 1999 when it was sold to Lasmo, and has more than 20 years experience in the banking, corporate advisory and finance sectors. 

She is currently a director at the oil industry specialist corporate finance boutique, Harrison Lovegrove & Co, a non-executive director of AMEC and chairman of both the JP Morgan European Fledgeling Investment Trust and Zetex, the quoted semiconductor company.
“I am delighted that Liz Airey is to join the board as a non-executive director,” said Tate & Lyle’s chairman Sir David Lees. “Her extensive financial and business management experience will be of great benefit to the board.”