Albert Bolles, PH.D.
Dr. Bolles serves as Chief Executive Officer of Landec and has been with the company since 2014 serving as a member on the Landec Board of Directors. Prior to joining Landec, Dr. Bolles served as Executive Vice President, Chief Technical and Operations Officer at ConAgra Foods until his retirement in August 2015. Dr. Bolles had been with ConAgra Foods, one of North America’s largest packaged food companies, since 2006 and led the Research, Quality & Innovation and Supply Chain organizations. Dr. Bolles has led innovation programs for multiple new products, generating incremental sales and a multi-year pipeline to sustain and advance future growth. In advancing innovation at ConAgra, Dr. Bolles developed two external scientific advisory boards comprised of nationally recognized leaders to shape strategy and create industry leadership for ConAgra in Health & Wellness and Food Safety. As an industry partner with the FDA and USDA on influencing and crafting public policy that benefits consumers, Dr. Bolles was instrumental in the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2010. Prior to joining ConAgra Foods, Dr. Bolles led worldwide research and development for PepsiCo Beverage and Foods. Dr. Bolles holds six patents and has won numerous awards for his contributions to the world of food science. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a B.S. in Microbiology plus an M.S. and Ph.D. in Food Science.
Gregory S. Skinner
Mr. Skinner serves as Landec’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and has been with the company since 1996 where he originally was hired as the company’s Controller. Prior to joining Landec, Mr. Skinner was Controller of DNA Plant Technology, an early pioneer in applying transgenic biotechnology to problems in agriculture. Mr. Skinner has also held various positions with Litton Electron Devices, Litton Industries, and Arthur Anderson & Company. Mr. Skinner holds a BS in accounting from Tulsa University.
Landec SVP of Human Resources
Mr. Gratteau serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Landec and joined the organization in 2019. Prior to joining Landec, Mr. Gratteau was Vice President Human Resources, Wine and Spirits Operations at Constellation Brands. At Landec, Mr. Gratteau is responsible for all related human resource functions, communications, and sustainability. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
James G. Hall
President Lifecore Biomedical
Mr. Hall was appointed President in June 2017. Mr. Hall served as Vice President and General Manager since July 2013, Vice President of Operations since 2006 and was Director of Manufacturing Operations and Engineering since 2001; prior to that he was the Manager of Engineering and Operations at Lifecore. Mr. Hall has over 25 years of drug and device manufacturing experience.
Curation Foods Chief Customer and Sales Officer
Mr. Javid serves as Chief Customer & Sales Officer and has been with the company since 2016. Prior to joining Landec, Mr. Javid was the Vice President of Sales at Plum Organics, a division of Campbell Soup Company. Since joining Landec, Mr. Javid has been responsible for Sales Strategy, Sales and Operations Planning, Revenue Management, Customer Service and Logistics. Mr. Javid had also held various positions in sales and supply chain at Henkel AG & Company in North America and globally. Mr. Javid holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management and a MBA in Marketing from the University of Phoenix.