Italian wine producer CAVIT has appointed new boss Enrico Zannoni with a brief to develop the company’s international business.

Zanoni will take over as the company’s general manager from 1 July. He joins from export-focused supplier Illva Spa Wine & Spirits, best known for its Amaretto di Saronno brand. At Illva Spa he was responsible for the development of its export markets.

Zanoni has also worked for Nestle in Italy and at Italian food companies including De Rica, Star and Italgel.

CAVIT’s said Zanoni’s previous experience would be highly beneficial to the company’s export-led focus.