MADISON HEIGHTS, MICH. — Herman Brons has been named chief financial officer at Kar’s Nuts, parent company of better-for-you snacking brands Kar’s, Second Nature and Sanders Fine Chocolate.

He brings more than two decades of financial experience with food manufacturers to the role. He most recently was CFO at Kronos Foods, maker of Mediterranean foods, ready-to-eat proteins, plant-based proteins and value-added bakery products. Before that he was CFO at Quantum Foods. He also held several financial leadership roles at CSM Bakery Solutions, including internal auditor, controller, vice president of finance and CFO.

As CFO of Kar’s, Mr. Brons will lead the company’s financial, procurement and IT efforts with a special focus on accelerating its innovation agenda.

“Throughout his career, Herman has distinguished himself as a collaborator who partners closely with other functions to achieve strong results,” said Vic Mehren, chief executive officer of Kar’s Nuts. “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.”