Mark Boyland joins Tata Global Beverages as Assistant General Counsel and Head of Anti bribery & Corruption Compliance

MONTVALE, N.J., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Global Beverages (TGB) has announced the appointment of Mark Boyland as Assistant General Counsel for its Canada, Americas and Australia (CAA) region and Head of Anti bribery & Corruption Compliance for TGB.

Mark Boyland, formerly a Department of Justice federal prosecutor and Vice President of Legal, Risk, and Regulatory Compliance for Benjamin Moore & Co, has extensive experience implementing risk and compliance initiatives for global companies and leading domestic and international investigations.

His appointment will further strengthen TGB's focus on compliance, including antitrust/competition and anti-bribery/corruption. He will enhance and oversee the company's compliance program in these areas, and review and evaluate compliance issues within the organization relating to the extraterritorial application of federal laws and regulatory guidance.

Marks's role will also include ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations of United States and other regulatory agencies, ensuring that company policies and procedures are being followed in relevant areas and that behavior in the company meets the Tata Code of Conduct. In doing so, Mark will work closely with colleagues in Internal Audit and Legal & HR, who will continue to help drive compliance in these areas.

L Krishnakumar, TGB Chief Financial Officer, said:

"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Boyland as Assistant General Counsel for its Canada, Americas and Australia region and Head Anti bribery & Corruption Compliance for Tata Global Beverages. Mark's combination of senior level public and private sector experience uniquely positions him to lead TGB's compliance function in this important region and champion the Company's efforts to strengthen its compliance and risk management functions. This is particularly important where they relate to the enforcement of U.S. laws in other countries."

About Tata Global Beverages

Tata Global Beverages is a global beverage business; its brands have presence in over 40 countries. The Company has significant interests in tea, coffee and water and is the world's second largest tea company. 300 million servings of its brands are consumed everyday around the world. Tata Global Beverages Group has an annual turnover of approximately US$1.4bn including from its JV's and associates; it employs around 3,000 people across the world. The company focuses on natural beverages and has a stable of innovative regional and global beverage brands, including: Tata Tea, Tetley, Himalayan natural mineral water, Tata Water Plus and Tata Gluco+, Good Earth tea, Grand Coffee and Eight O'clock coffee. For more information please visit www.tataglobalbeverages.com

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