ERLANGER, KY. — Wild Flavors, Inc. has named Vince Macciocchi as chief operating officer for North America.

“As Wild continues to expand globally, we continue to show our commitment to leading the industry by building and strengthening our management teams worldwide,” said Michael H. Ponder, global chief executive officer world Wild Flavors GmbH. “Mr. Macciocchi brings years of industry experience, including sales and applications, to Wild, which will be key contributing factors for his role in extensive growth and global expansion as the North American c.o.o.”

Mr. Macciocchi was most recently senior vice-president of sales for Givaudan Flavors North America.