Ferrero Australia has appointed Massimo D’Ambrosio as managing director.
With the appointment, Mr. D’Ambrosio will move from his current position as head of Ferrero’s business in Korea and Japan.
Mr. D’Ambrosio will now lead the sustainable growth of the confectionery business through the Ferrero Rocher, Kinder, Nutella and Tic Tac brands. He brings 20 years of experience to the position, having held senior management positions in some of the largest Ferrero markets around the world.
"Ferrero's strong focus on sustainable and responsible growth guides everything we do as we continue to bring some of the world's most popular confectionery and sweet packaged food products to Australian and New Zealand consumers," said Mr D’Ambrosio.
"I would like to thank Craig (Barker) for his significant contribution to the local business and look forward to working with the team and our trading partners to further expand Ferrero's market position."
In his new role as Head of Ferrero Asia Pacific, Mr. Barker will oversee Ferrero's business in North and Southeast Asia as well as the Australian and New Zealand markets.
“I look forward to working with Massimo to continue the development of the Ferrero business in Australia and New Zealand, building on the steady growth of our core brands while expanding the Ferrero offering through new product developments such as the latest Nutella B-ready and Kinder Happy Hippo “Says Mr. Barker.