Madison Heights, MI — Herman Brons has joined Kar Nut Products Co. as chief financial officer. The company is a manufacturer of premium and better-for-you snacking products under the Kar’s, Second Nature and Sanders Fine Chocolatiers brands.
Brons has more than 25 years of financial experience with food manufacturing companies, including four assignments in which he served as a CFO. He joins Kar’s from Kronos Foods where he served a CFO for six years. Prior to Kronos, he served as CFO at Quantum Foods following 17 years in various finance roles at CSM Bakery Solutions, an international leader in the baking industry.
As Kar’s CFO, Brons will lead the company’s financial, procurement and IT efforts, with a special focus on accelerating its innovation agenda. He also will play a key role on the leadership team helping to execute the company’s strategic plan, the snack maker reports.
Vic Mehren, CEO of Kar’s Nuts, says: “Throughout his career, Herman has distinguished himself as a collaborator who partners closely with other functions to achieve strong results. His keen understanding of operations and experience bringing transformational innovation to market position him well to serve as our new CFO as we execute our growth strategy.”
“I am excited to become part of a talented and experienced Kar’s team as we invest in growth, innovation and adjacent product categories to ensure that the company continues to bring new ideas that will help our customers grow their categories,” notes Brons.