SENECA FOODS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:SENEA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
The Company received a letter December 5, 2018 from Susan A. Henry, a member of the Board of Directors, notifying us that Dr. Henry will resign from the Company’s Board of Directors effective December 31, 2018. She has served as a director of the Company since 2007. Dr. Henry has not expressed any disagreement with the Company under Item 5.02(a) of Form 8-K.
Effective January 1, 2019, Kathryn J. Boor will replace Dr. Henry on the Company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Boor will serve on the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Compensation Committee.
Kathryn J. Boor is the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. Dr. Boor serves on various boards and councils including the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Board of Directors, the Boyce Thompson Institute Board of Directors, the New York State Council on Hunger and Food Policy, the International Life Sciences Institute Board of Trustees, the Friends of the New York Youth Institute, the E&J Gallo Winery Agriculture Advisory Committee and the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets Milk Marketing Advisory Council. Dr. Boor earned a BS in Food Science from Cornell University, an MS in Food Science from the University of Wisconsin and a PhD in Microbiology from the University of California, Davis.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Dr. Boor and any other persons to which Dr. Boor was appointed a director of the Company. There are no transactions in which Dr. Boor has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a)of Regulation S-K.
About SENECA FOODS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:SENEA)
Seneca Foods Corporation is a provider of packaged fruits and vegetables. The Company manages its business through two segments: packaging and sale of fruits and vegetables, and packaging and sale of chip products. Its product offerings include canned fruits and vegetables, frozen vegetables and other food products, frozen and bottled produce, and snack chips. Its products are sold under private label, as well as national and regional brands that the Company owns or licenses, including Seneca, Libby’s, Green Valley, Aunt Nellie’s, READ, Cherryman and Seneca Farms. The Company packs Green Giant, Le Sueur and other brands of canned vegetables, as well as select Green Giant frozen vegetables for B&G Foods North America (B&G) under a contract packing agreement. Its two segments constitute the food operation. The non-food operation is primarily related to the sale of cans and ends, and the Company’s trucking and aircraft operations.