ROCKLEIGH, N.J. — Takasago International Corp. has hired Ratapol Teratanavat, Ph.D., as director of consumer insights and market research.

“We’re delighted that Dr. Teratanavat will be managing strategic and special consumer insights and market research projects for our Flavor Division in the United States, Brazil and Mexico,” said Brian Buck, senior vice-president and general manager of Takasago International. “He brings the experience and enthusiasm that promise to make a vital contribution to our flavor team.”

Prior to joining Takasago, Dr. Teratanavat was the manager of the market information and consumer research group at Altria Client Services.