New York-based importer Frederick Wildman & Sons named Marc Hirten as President and Chief Operating Officer on November 1, 2017. Hirten oversees all sales, marketing, operations, finance, supplier and distributor relations as well as Wildman’s dedicated wholesale division. He serves as the main point of contact for the company and will represent the company in all professional business capacities. Hirten served previously as General Manager of Commercial Strategy for William Grant & Sons in New York. Before that, he held positions with Moët-Hennessy and Diageo. Hirten replaces John Sellar, who had served in the role for the past two years and will now serve as Senior Vice President, Fine Wines and Spirits/Business Development.