NEW ALBANY, Ohio, May 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq:BOBE) today confirmed that it has reached out to the director nominees proposed by Sandell Asset Management, seeking to interview them in a good faith effort to consider their candidacies, as the Company committed to do when Mr. Sandell first proposed them. Consistent with the process taken to consider and evaluate all of its new director candidates, including the four new independent directors added to the Board in the prior two years, the Board's lead independent director and other independent members of the Board are seeking to meet Mr. Sandell's nominees. Invitations were sent to Mr. Sandell's nine nominees on the first business day following the close of the window for stockholder nominations for election to the Company's Board on May 25, 2014, and representatives of Mr. Sandell were copied on the invitations.
Bob Evans Confirms Good Faith Request To Meet Sandell Nominees
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