Specialty ingredients producer Innophos Holdings Inc. has appointed Han Kieftenbeld its chief financial officer, effective April 1, it announced Monday.The Cranbury-based company said in a news release that Mark Feuerbach, its interim CFO, will resume his normal duties for the company as vice president, investor relations, treasury, financial planning and analysis.
Kieftenbeld has 25 years of international business and leadership experience, Innophos said. He most recently served as global chief financial officer at AB Mauri in the U.K.
“We are very pleased to welcome Han to the Innophos team,” Dr. Kim Ann Mink, CEO and president of Innophos, said in a prepared statement. “Han is a proven financial leader with a track record of success who has both the depth and breadth of experience within the food ingredients and specialty chemicals industries as well as in a change environment. I am confident Han will be a driving force in our transformation as we execute on our three strategic pillars and deliver sustainable improvement in Innophos’ financial performance going forward.”
Prior to AB, Kieftenbeld was global chief procurement officer at Ingredion Inc. Before that, he was chief financial officer at Akzonobel N.V. and also spent time at ICI PLC.
“Innophos is well regarded as a market leader in the industry and I am thrilled to be joining the Company at this pivotal time in its journey,” Kieftenbeld said in a prepared statement. “I look forward to working closely with senior management and the finance and accounting teams to execute the Company’s transformation and unlock the full potential of the business. I believe my past experience in working in similar capacities will prove valuable as we look to drive both growth and improved profitability across the business.”