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Good Foods hires Malin Benicek as newest VP

Good Foods, a category leader of plant-based dips and good-for-you products, announced the hire of Malin Benicek as vice president of technical services. Benicek will lead the global food-safety initiatives as well as the quality-management strategies, programs and standards.goodfoods

Benicek brings more than 30 years of experience to his new role, having previously served as the executive vice president of quality assurance, food safety and regulatory affairs for Schuman Cheese Inc. and Wayne Farms LLC.

“We believe adding Malin to the team will be crucial for maintaining the success of our company and products,” said Kurt Penn, founder and chief executive officer of Good Foods. “His experience and passion for improving food safety and quality assurance standards makes him the perfect fit for this role.”

After earning a master’s degree in food microbiology from the University of Wisconsin, Benicek went on to work in various industry segments, including prepared foods, food ingredient manufacturing, cultures and enzymes.

“I’m honored to be joining the Good Foods team,” said Benicek. “Good Foods’ dedication to using the most advanced technologies in food manufacturing and safety is simply the best in the industry. I’m deeply committed to advancing the business growth both nationally and internationally.”