SENOMYX ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CATHERINE LEE AS VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL AND CORPORATE SECRETARY

  SENOMYX ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CATHERINE LEE AS VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL
                       COUNSEL AND CORPORATE SECRETARY

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014

SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senomyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX), a
leading company using proprietary taste science technologies to discover,
develop and commercialize novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage and
flavor industries, announced today the appointment of Catherine C. Lee to the
position of Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Ms.Lee
has more than 15 years of experience with publicly traded and privately held
companies.

Ms. Lee has a broad range of accomplishments and expertise with various
industries including life sciences, emerging technologies, and consumer
services. She has advised on business and strategic issues such as public
company compliance and corporate governance, complex collaborations and joint
ventures, licensing and commercial agreements, domestic and international
transactions, and intellectual property management. Most recently, Ms. Lee
served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. prior to its acquisition in mid-2013. She
previously spent seven years at Sempra Energy, Inc., where she last served as
Corporate Secretary and Counsel. Prior to her tenure at Sempra, Ms. Lee was a
Business and Technology associate at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, L.L.P.,
where her practice focused on a full range of corporate and securities
matters. Ms. Lee received her J.D. at the University of Illinois, College of
Law and was granted a B.A. in International Relations, magna cum laude, and a
B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude from the American University, School of
International Service.

"We are very pleased to have Cathy Lee join Senomyx at this exciting time for
the Company," said John Poyhonen, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Senomyx. "Our transition to a commercial growth company with an innovative
sales strategy and important collaborative partnerships provide Senomyx with a
new set of opportunities. With Cathy's diverse experiences across industries,
we are confident that she will be a great addition to our management team."

About Senomyx, Inc. (www.senomyx.com)
Senomyx is using proprietary taste science technologies to discover, develop,
and commercialize novel flavor ingredients. These include modifiers of Sweet
and Salt flavors as well as Savory Flavors, Bitter Blockers, and Cooling
Agents. The Company is also engaged in an effort to discover and develop
natural high-potency sweeteners. Under its direct sales program, Senomyx is
beginning to sell certain of its Complimyx^®  brand flavor ingredients,
Sweetmyx™, Savorymyx™, and Bittermyx™, to flavor companies for re-sale to
their food and beverage company customers. In addition, Senomyx has
collaborative agreements with global food, beverage, and ingredient supply
companies, some of which are currently marketing products that contain
Senomyx's flavor ingredients. Senomyx's corporate socially responsible
activities are described on the Senomyx Cares blog at
http://www.senomyx-csrblog.com/. For more information, please visit
www.senomyx.com.

Contact:
Gwen Rosenberg
Senomyx, Inc.
Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
(858) 646-8369
gwen.rosenberg@senomyx.com

SOURCE Senomyx

Website: http://www.senomyx.com
 
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