4 April 2017 revistabiz.ro
The Board of Directors of Lactalis Group appointed Giampaolo MANZONETTO as General Manager of Albalact Romania, effective April. Giampaolo Manzonetto, who also serves as General Manager of Lactalis Romania and Parmalat Romania, shall thus run the entire business of Lactalis Group in Romania.
Giampaolo started his management career in the Parmalat team deployed in Russia back in 1998, and since 2003 he has been working in Romania, where he eventually become General Manager of Parmalat in 2007. In 2014, Giampaolo took over the management of Lactalis Romania, Dorna and Parmalat. Giampaolo Manzonetto is 45 years old and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economy and Business with the University of Parma.
“Taking over the management of the local diary leader is a new important phase in my professional career, as well as a challenge that I happily and confidently embrace. I have extensive management experience in Romania, during which time I was in the driver’s seat for companies undergoing key moments, which I have blazed new trails for, and now I am tasked with the by no means easy mission of consolidating a strong company. I have met some extraordinarily enthusiastic and ambitious people in Albalact, and I strive to add even more value to this team and its outstanding achievements”
Giampaolo Manzonetto, General Manager of Lactalis Romania, Albalact and Parmalat
Likewise, Irina MĂNDOIU, Commercial Manager of Albalact, takes over the position of Deputy General Manager of Albalact and shall run the businesses of the company under Giampaolo Manzonetto’s direct coordination. Irina has been working in Albalact Team since 2005, when she started as Trade Marketing Manager. Since 2010, when she became the Commercial Manager of the company, Irina has building and steering the company’s entire distribution, operations, sales and trade marketing strategy, taking active part also in brand positioning and successful product and innovation launch initiatives.
“I have been growing up together with Albalact, in the most important stages of its life, and I shared all the passion and engagement entailed by the projects, some of them deployed at a very large scale. I have witnessed the difficult journey of the company from a local to a national player, and then to the largest Romanian dairy producer, and I know I contributed to this success. I am happy that both I and Albalact keep walking further together”
Irina Măndoiu, Deputy General Manager of Albalact