WESTCHESTER, ILL. — Aaron H. Hoffman has joined Corn Products International, Inc. as vice-president of investor relations and corporate communications. He succeeds John Barry, who has taken the position of integration lead on the company’s acquisition of National Starch.

Mr. 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 joins Corn Products from Sara Lee Corp., where he most recently was vice-president of investor relations since 2005.

He received a bachelor’s degree in history from Indiana University in South Bend, Ind., and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.