MGP Ingredients, Inc., a supplier of distilled spirits, branded spirits and food ingredient solutions, named Sean Wirtz to the newly created position of director of business development and integration. 

Wirtz joins the company from KPMG LLP, where he most recently served as an advisory director providing strategic accounting advice on technical topics, business acquisitions, financial reporting, capital markets readiness, and support for SEC filings. 

Wirtz additionally will collaborate with the company’s finance and IT departments to facilitate finance system integration, implementation and improvement following mergers and acquisitions. 

At KPMG, Wirtz also served as an audit manager for clients in the manufacturing and consumer food and drink industries.

Wirtz joined KPMG in Kansas City, in 2013 after receiving his Bachelor of Science Business Administration and Master of Accountancy degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is a certified public accountant.