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As part of a shareholders resolution passed June 15, 2011, Hans-Joachim Bohnert, Thomas Eller and Heinrich Sievers were nominated as directors of Wild Flavors Europe GmbH (Switzerland). Also, Bohnert and Mark Lotsch were appointed managing directors of Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG in Germany.
Bohnert has been with Wild since 1991, holding various positions in finance and controlling. Since 2009, he has been CFO for Europe.
Eller's career began more than 30 years ago at Wild. After various assignments in the flavors business unit and international positions, he accepted the position of managing director of Wild Flavors Berlin, where he currently remains. In 2003, he was also appointed technical managing director at Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG. As the managing director at Wild Europe, Eller will be responsible for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as for supply chain management, purchasing, and quality and environmental management.
Lotsch began his career at Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG in 1998. After various positions in marketing and sales, he moved to the UK in 2002, assuming responsibility for the local Rudolf WILD Ltd. In 2005 he returned to Germany leading the sales effort for beverages throughout Europe.
Sievers began at Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG in 2003 as a managing director for sales and marketing. Today he serves as managing director at Wild Europe and is responsible for sales, product development and applications at the EMEA subsidiaries.