Landec Names Molly Hemmeter as CEO to Succeed Gary Steele Retiring Effective With the October 2015 Shareholder Meeting

Landec Also Announces the Appointment of Ron Midyett as Landec’s COO and Steve Goldby as Chairman

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) announced the naming of Molly A. Hemmeter as Chief Executive Officer to succeed Gary T. Steele who is retiring effective with the Shareholder Meeting on October 15, 2015. Mr. Steele has agreed to remain as a member of the Board of Directors.

Since joining Landec in June 2009 as VP of Business Development and subsequently becoming Landec’s Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Hemmeter has led key strategic initiatives driving Landec’s growth and profitability.

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