Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. Announces Senior Management Change

January 5, 2017

Chair of the Board Jean Birch Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer

Jean Birch

Vancouver, WA  (  Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH) today announced that, effective immediately, Chair of the Board, Jean Birch, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer.

This appointment follows the resignation of Ken Calwell as Chief Executive Officer and director of the Company, in order to pursue other interests.  The Board has initiated a search to identify a permanent Chief Executive Officer and will consider both internal and external candidates, and continues to search for a director to fill the seat vacated by John Barr last September.