WESTCHESTER, ILLINOIS, U.S. — Corn Products International, Inc. announced Dec. 1 that Aaron H. Hoffman has joined the company as vice-president, investor relations and corporate communications. He reports to Cheryl K. Beebe, Corn Products International's executive vice-president and chief financial officer. Hoffman replaces John Barry, who has taken the position of integration lead on the company's acquisition of National Starch.

Hoffman has more than 15 years of senior investor relations and corporate communications experience in industries ranging from foods and beverages to specialty chemicals and automotive equipment. He comes to Corn Products from Sara Lee Corp., where he most recently served as vice-president, investor relations, a position he held since 2005.

Hoffman holds a bachelor's degree in history from Indiana University in South Bend, Indiana, U.S., and a master's degree in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, U.S. He is a member of the Senior Roundtable of the National Investor Relations Institute, as well as a member of the Executives' Club of Chicago.