The general meeting of shareholders of the Franciacorta Consortium reconfirmation, until16 December 2015, Maurizio Zanella of Franciacorta Consortium and previous charges, the Vice-Presidents Magdalene Bersi Sahu, Saira Rana and the entire Board of Directors.
The proposal brought to the Assembly, signed by the Electoral Committee, was unanimously approved by the members participated, present the 65% of them: in fact after 6 Presidency today would be elected the new President of the Franciacorta Consortium, but the exceptional event of Expo Milano 2015 led to the decision to extend the direction of Maurizio Zanella until the next General Assembly of the16 December This year. It also approved the budget 2014 and 2015, the extraordinary budget relating to Expo 2015 by 1.530.000.
“The months that we face there will be involved intensively in the activities organized within the framework of Expo Milano 2015 —comments Maurizio Zanella, President of the Franciacorta Consortium –.I would like to thank the Management Board and the general meeting having confirmed confidence in work that has brought us this far and for giving the continuity necessary to develop this latest project. Our presence at Expo Milano 2015 as Official Sponsor in Sparkling Wine is the result of the commitment that the Consortium for years puts in to constantly improve the quality of their wine and his knowledge and in Italy and abroad. Expo represents a vital milestone along our path”.
“The shared data in the Assembly Zanella continues –They confirmed the positive trend of sales of our motivating so members ' optimism despite the difficult economic. The 2014 ended with positive sign, +10% with respect to the 2013. Franciacorta has sold15.475.977 bottles, referred1.428.993 abroad. At the end of 2014, the foreign market accounted for 9.2%with an increase of 12,8 % with respect to the 2013; theItalian market grew in 2014 of 9,7%. In addition, you also recorded a slight increase in the average selling price "
The first few months of 2015 confirm the optimism: overall growth 18% compared to the same period of the previous year. During the period considered, national sales account for 86.2% of total (an increase of 19%), While the export up to the 13,8% (+12,4%).