NSF International, an independent global organization that writes public health standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water and consumer goods industries, has appointed Tom Chestnut as vice president of its global food safety and quality division.


Chestnut has more than 25 years of food safety experience, most recently serving as NSF’s vice president of supply chain food safety, helping companies throughout the global supply chain strengthen their quality assurance and food safety programs through auditing, testing and certification to the global food safety standards. Prior to joining NSF, Chestnut was with Darden, parent company of Red Lobster, Olive Garden and Bahama Breeze, for more than 20 years.