Wirtz Beverage Group has confirmed the appointment of a director of sales at its unit in the US state of Wisconsin.

The alcohol beverage distributor said earlier this week that Mark Cirillo will fill the newly-created position at Wirtz Beverage Wisconsin. Cirillo, 53, will be responsible for all aspects of both wine and spirit sales and report directly to unit president Dick Deutsch.

Cirillo has spent 25 years in the wine and spirits industry. Most recently, he led the on premise spirits division for Wirtz Beverage Wisconsin.

The division was formerly known as Edison Liquor Corporation.

Last month, Wirtz appointed David Scott as general manager of wine for Wirtz Beverage Nevada and David Duncan as director of sales, wines for Wirtz Beverage Minnesota.