Dec. 7, 2018 | Corporate
Seneca Foods today announced the appointment of a new director, Dr. Kathryn J. Boor effective January 1, 2019. She will replace Dr. Susan A. Henry who recently advised the Company that she will resign from the Seneca Foods Corporation Board of Directors effective December 31, 2018. Dr. Henry had served as a director of the Company since 2007.
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.
“We are pleased to have Dr. Boor join the Board of Directors of Seneca Foods. Dr. Boor’s extensive background makes her an ideal choice to uphold Seneca’s high standards. I also want to personally thank Dr. Henry for her dedication and commitment to Seneca Foods over her 11 years on the Board.”
- Kraig Kayser, President and Chief Executive Officer