Spice and specialty foods retailer McCormick and Co. Inc. has hired a former Wrigley executive as vice president and managing director for the company's consumer Hispanic markets in the Americas.
Valentin Ramirez has been on the job since May. He is responsible for McCormick's Hispanic businesses, including a joint venture in Mexico and a subsidiary, Mojave Foods.
At Wrigley, Ramirez was managing director for Spain and Portugal operations. He previously worked for Procter and Gamble throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.