Stammer previously spent 15 years as CEO and board director of PDC Beauty & Wellness Co. He and Yellow Wood have a long and successful history together, having partnered in 2012 to acquire a majority stake in PDC. Prior to PDC, Stammer served in marketing leadership roles at Diageo and Beiersdorf. He received a M.B.A in Finance and Marketing from NYU Stern School of Business and B.A. from Vanderbilt University.
Dana Schmaltz, partner of Yellow Wood Partners, said, “We’ve worked with James for many years during his tenure as CEO of PDC where we worked with him to achieve tremendous success for our management partners as well as our investors. His operating experience in Yellow Wood’s core distribution channels will be another great addition to our ability to find, grow and efficiently operate great brands. James’ success is well known in the consumer world and we are excited to have him join the Yellow Wood team of Operating Partners.”