June 1/New York/Financial News Network -- Constellation Brands named Jay Wright, currently the president of the company's North American division, the company's chief operating officer, effective immediately.

Originally from Montreal, Wright was named president of the North American business in December of 2009.

Previously, he was the executive vice president and chief commercial officer of Constellation Wines U.S.

From the June 2, 2011, Prepared Foods' Daily News