Purcari Wineries: Eugen Comendant resigns as COO
Purcari Wineries, leading wine producer in CEE, announced that Eugen Comendant, its Chief Operating Officer, will be leaving his COO position to pursue new opportunities. Comendant is also a member of the Purcari Board of Directors and will continue to serve on the Board following his voluntary resignation from the position of Chief Operating Officer.
In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Eugen Comendant has overseen a number of areas at Group level including marketing, sales, finance, product development, legal, HR, M&A, IT and IR.
Eugen Comendant’s last day as COO will be 31 March 2023. Until a new appointment is made, his functional responsibilities will be overseen directly by Victor Bostan, CEO of Purcari Wineries. Despite his departure as COO, Comendant will retain his position as a member of the Board of Directors of Purcari Wineries, where he will continue to provide valuable guidance and support.
“We are deeply grateful for all that Eugen has done for Purcari and we wish him the best in his new ventures,” said Victor Bostan, CEO. “His leadership and expertise have been invaluable to our company, and we will miss him on a daily basis. However, we are pleased that he will continue to be a part of the Purcari team as a member of the Board of Directors.”
“We are saddened to see Eugen leave the executive team of Purcari as he and his family make this next step in their life journey, but we are grateful for the meaningful contributions to our company and wish him all the best in his new endeavors”, added Vasile Tofan, Chairman.
“I treasure the opportunity to have been a part of the Purcari team and to have been able to contribute to the company’s growth and evolution,” said Eugen Comendant. “I have had the pleasure of working with incredibly talented, ambitious and dedicated people, with whom I’m happy to have shared many successes and achievements. While I will certainly miss the team and the energetic environment at Purcari, I am excited to continue supporting the team as a member of the Board of Directors. I am confident that the company is in great shape to continue its path towards becoming the undisputed champion of the wine industry in Central and Eastern Europe.”