Molly A. Hemmeter, Landec President & CEO
Ms. Hemmeter serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Landec and has been with the company since 2009. Prior to joining Landec, Ms. Hemmeter was Vice President of Global Marketing and New Business Development for the Performance Materials division of Ashland, Inc., a global specialty chemicals company. Prior to joining Ashland, Inc., Ms. Hemmeter held various executive positions at Siterra Corporation, Bausch & Lomb and Eli Lilly & Company. Ms Hemmeter holds BES and MEng degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Louisville and an MBA from Harvard.
Gregory S. Skinner, Landec CFO
Mr. Skinner serves as Landec’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of 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.
Dawn Kimball, SVP of Human Resources
Ms. Kimball serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Landec and joined the organization in 2018. Prior to joining Landec, Ms. Kimball was the Vice President of Enterprise Learning and Talent Management at Charles Schwab & Co. At Landec, Ms. Kimball is responsible for talent planning and management, organizational development, and all related human resource functions. In addition to her breadth of experience in human resources she also ran the food division for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. for 4 years. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and a MA in Organizational Development from National University.
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.
Parker Javid, Landec Natural 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.