Bob Evans CEO Steve Davis steps down

Bob Evans CEO Steve Davis steps down

Mark Hood and Mike Townsley will share interim CEO duties while the company searches for a replacement

Steve Davis is stepping down as chief executive of Bob Evans Farms Inc., just months after the activist investor Sandell Asset Management won four seats in a proxy fight against the New Albany, Ohio-based company.

His resignation is effective immediately, the company said, though Davis will remain with the company through the end of the year to help with the transition.

Mark Hood, Bob Evans’ chief financial officer, and Mike Townsley, president of Bob Evans Foods, will

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