The board of directors of Boulder, Colo.-based Frontier Natural Brands has announced the resignation of CEO Steve Hughes, effective 15 July, who left to pursue personal interests. Director Andy Pauley has been named as interim CEO. Pauley, a Frontier board member for three years, will work with the board and senior management on a transitional plan. Pauley says the company will continue its commitment to the recently launched Simply Organic Brand packaged seasonings mix and packaged meals into the Natural Foods and Grocery markets.