SEATTLE — Bart Adlam has been named co-chief executive officer at Good Planet Foods, a maker of plant-based cheeses for retail and foodservice. He joins David Israel, current CEO and co-founder.

Mr. Adlam previously was CEO of Chef’s Cut Real Jerky Co. and president and CEO of yogurt company siggi’s. He held several positions at Post Cereal before that, including president and vice president of marketing.

He also was vice president of marketing for Danone’s Asia business and marketing directing at Pfizer.

He currently sits on the board of two other plant-based brands, Lavva and Aloha Foods.

“I’m excited by Good Planet’s mission and by the great quality of the products,” Mr. Adlam said. “As impressive as the accomplishments to date have been by David and the Good Planet team, the brand is just getting started.  We’re going to continue innovating and significantly grow distribution, driving growth in the brand, the plant-based cheese segment and the category overall.”