World Kitchen North America president and chief innovation officer Kristine Malkoski will be joining the board of directors of Trustmark Mutual Holding Company, according to Trustmark chairman David Weick.
“Her consumer focus and experience in a broad range of environments, including Fortune 500 companies, startups and private equity, will be valuable to the board,” Weick said.
Malkoski has over 30 years of leadership experience with brands such as Procter & Gamble, Ubiquity Brands, Sears as well as World Kitchen. Currently she is responsible for overseeing eight retail brands: Pyrex, Corelle, CorningWare, Baker’s Secret, Chicago Cutlery, Ekco, Revere and Snapware; as well as the Olfa industrial business, 90 outlet stores and an e-commerce business.
Malkoski has also created a comprehensive global new product development process looking at the retail, consumer and technology landscape over a five-year horizon, the company said.
Trustmark companies provide access to a spectrum of employee benefits to improve health and financial well-being, including payroll-deducted voluntary products, benefits administration, group healthcare benefits, population wellness programs and fitness center management, the company said.