WESTCHESTER, ILL. — John Barry has been named vice-president of investor relations and corporate communications at Corn Products International, Inc. Most recently he was vice-president of corporate finance and planning.

In his new position, Mr. Barry is responsible for overseeing investor and shareholder relations, executive communications, internal and external communications, media relations, public affairs, issues management, corporate identity, and corporate social responsibility and reputation management.

Mr. Barry joined Corn Products International in 1998 as director of corporate accounting and assistant controller. He also has held the positions of finance director of the company’s Asia/Africa Division, and director of corporate finance and planning. Prior to joining Corn Products, he was director of finance UDV for Diageo, P.L.C. in Buenos Aires, Argentina.