RICHMOND, VA. — David Starr has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer at Sauer Brands, Inc., parent company of Duke's Mayonnaise, Kernel Seasons, The Spice Hunter, Tasty Shakes, Sauer's, Gold Medal and BAMA.

He joins the condiments and spices company from Chicago Custom Foods, which was acquired by Sauer Brands in May 2020. Before that he was CFO at dairy ingredients company Edlong and medical services companies Winston Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and DayOne Health.

Mr. Starr holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University and a master’s degree in business from Northwestern University.

“We are thrilled to have someone of David's experience and expertise join our management team and are confident that, under his leadership, we will build a first class finance organization that can support our ambitious plans for profitable growth,” said Martin Kelly, president and chief executive officer of Sauer Brands, Inc. “David will play a crucial role in helping us build a safer, stronger, more sustainable company that will forge a more prosperous future for our teammates and their families.”