ROCA Agri RDF announces the appointment of Alexandru Savin as CEO

Miruna Macsim 28/07/2023 | 15:43

ROCA Agri RDF, the agricultural holding launched by mother company ROCA Investments, which currently owns RDF Agricultură, RDF SA, Adidana Agricultură, Dachim, and Supliment, announces the consolidation of its management team with the appointment of Alexandru Savin as CEO. Together with Florin Deznan, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alex will bring an extra dose of dynamism and strategic vision to ROCA Agri RDF, both essential for achieving the holding’s plans for a future stock exchange listing.

 

The new management structure, led by the two executives, marks the transition of the holding into a new stage of development, with the objective of adopting a modern business structure. Additionally, the new management setup complements existing competencies with new areas of expertise that contribute to strengthening ROCA Agri RDF’s position in the market. In fact, one of the major goals of the newly created team is to transform the holding into a key national player through strategic investments, M&As, and portfolio diversification with new and competitive products.

Although recently launched, the ROCA Agri RDF holding boasts over 25 years of market experience through its subsidiary companies. By consolidating our expertise and continuously adapting to the ever-evolving needs of the agricultural industry, we have achieved remarkable organic growth and significant territorial expansion in the past year. With the new management structure led by CEO Alexandru Savin, we are confident in successfully propelling the holding into a new era, positioning ourselves as a key player in the Romanian agricultural industry and emerging as one of its most influential contenders. Together with our dedicated team, I am committed to contributing to the sustainable development of ROCA Agri RDF Holding and the broader Romanian agriculture sector”, stated Florin Deznan, President of Board of Directors of the holding.

Alexandru Savin has been a member of the Board of Directors of ROCA Agri RDF since the establishment of the holding, bringing along a strong background in investments as a Board member of ROCA Investments, the majority shareholder of the holding. From his new role as CEO, Alex will oversee ROCA Agri RDF’s development strategy, while also focusing on reinforcing the management team for efficient management of the holding’s nationwide expansion and scaling opportunities in the agricultural sector.

Assuming the role of CEO, my goal is to drive forward a thriving business model, supporting its growth and guiding it into a new phase through the addition of fresh investment competencies. Our team’s objectives, with its new composition, are aimed at achieving sustainable growth and product diversification for ROCA Agri RDF, reaffirming our standing as a significant player on the national stage,” declared Alexandru Savin, CEO of ROCA Agri RDF.

Alexandru Savin joined the ROCA Investments group with a vast previous experience in finance, risk management and business development. He also serves as a member or chairman of theBoards of Directors for companies within the group – Roca Industry HoldingRock1, Sinteza, CAHM Europe.

Launched as a holding in July 2022, ROCA Agri RDF has generated business worth over 156 million euros (as of December 2022) and has doubled its agricultural area, reaching a total of 4,000 hectares. Through its owned companies, with activities expanding nationwide, the holding is one of the key players in the production and distribution of inputs, as well as in the cereal trade.

The holding aims for a listing on the main market of the Bucharest Stock Exchange as a medium-term objective.

ROCA Investments, ROCA Agri RDF’s majority shareholder, is a brand founded by Impetum Group. As Romania’s most dynamic private equity company, ROCA Investments specializes in acquiring, as majority shareholder, medium-sized entrepreneurial companies and transforming them into high-performers in the strategic sectors where they operate.

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