Ingredion Incorporated

08/20/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/20/2019 14:55

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers, Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d) Election of New Director.

On August 19, 2019, the Board of Directors of Ingredion Incorporated (the 'Company') elected Stephan B. Tanda a director of the Company, effective August 19, 2019.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Tanda and any other persons pursuant to which Mr. Tanda was selected as a director.

The board has not determined to which committee Mr. Tanda will be named.

Mr. Tanda, age 54, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of AptarGroup, Inc. ('Aptar'), a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative dispensing, sealing and active packaging solutions for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectables, food and beverage markets, since February 1, 2017. Prior thereto, Mr. Tanda served from 2007 until 2017 as an Executive Managing Board Director at Royal DSM NV, a leading global supplier of ingredients and material solutions for the food, dietary supplement, personal care, medical device, automotive, paint, electronic and bio-materialmarkets, where he was responsible for DSM's Nutrition and Pharma activities, as well as DSM's presence in the Americas and various corporate duties. Mr. Tanda was a director of Patheon NV, formerly a NYSE-listed company that provided pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services, from March 2016 until the company was sold to Thermo Fisher Scientific in August 2017. Mr. Tanda earned both a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and master's degree in plastics engineering from the University of Leoben, Austria. He also earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Tanda's experience includes serving as Chief Executive Officer of a public company, extensive global experience leading and building successful business-to-businessorganizations, as well as transaction and integration experience, including operating and general management experience, including responsibility for international operations while living and working outside the U.S.

Mr. Tanda will receive compensation consistent with that provided to all non-employeedirectors, as described in the discussion under the heading Director Compensation on pages 25 through 26 of the Company's Proxy Statement dated April 2, 2019. The Company will enter into a standard indemnification agreement with Mr. Tanda.

There have been no transactions, nor are there any currently proposed transactions, to which the Company was, is or is to be a participant and in which Mr. Tanda or any member of his immediate family had, has or will have, a direct or indirect material interest.