March 3/Cranbury, N.J./PRNewswire -- Innophos Holdings Inc. announced that its board of directors has elected Robert Harrer as vice president and chief financial officer.

Harrer comes to Innophos with over 20 years of experience in various global financial leadership positions. He most recently served as chief financial officer and chief administrative officer for Avantor Performance Materials (formerly Mallinckrodt Baker). He previously was with Rohm and Haas, SKW Trostberg AG (Nature Products Division) and Alcatel. Harrer holds a Master of Business Administration and Mathematics from Albert Einstein University in Ulm, Germany.

"We are extremely pleased to have Robert join Innophos," said Randy Gress, chairman and chief executive officer. "With his global financial leadership experience and extensive international background, Robert will make important contributions toward achieving our growth objectives and strategic targets to increase shareholder value." Gress went on to say, "I also wish to thank Mark Feuerbach for his exemplary service as CFO during the transition. Mark will continue in his previous roles as vice president and treasurer and head of Investor Relations and Financial Planning and Analysis."