Symrise (Teterboro, New Jersey) has named Ian Björn Thurston marketing communication manager. He is responsible for North American communications activities, including public relations, advertising and direct marketing programs, and market research.
Frank Rapacki has been appointed director, consumer insights. He oversees sensory, consumer and marketing research data generation and developing qualitative and quantitative research tools. He has held several positions within the company and was previously with The Pepsi-Cola Co.