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News Alert: Frederick Wildman & Sons Names Marc Hirten As President And COO

November 6, 2017

New York-based importer Frederick Wildman & Sons has named William Grant & Sons veteran Marc Hirten as president and chief operating officer. Hirten replaces John Sellar, who had served in the role for the past two years. Sellar will now transition to the role of senior vice president, Fine Wines and Spirits/Business Development.

Hirten was most recently general manager of commercial strategy at William Grant & Sons North America. The drinks industry veteran also spent time in the Diageo and Moët Hennessy organizations in a variety of capacities spanning general management, strategy, sales and marketing prior to joining William Grant.

At Frederick Wildman, Hirten will oversee sales, marketing, operations, finance, supplier and distributor relations as well as Wildman’s dedicated wholesale division. The company’s executive team also includes Bill Seawright (National Sales), Martin Sinkoff (Marketing), Jim DiCicco (Finance), and Greg Taylor (Wholesale Operations).

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