Viña Errázuriz has confirmed a replacement for its recently-departed CEO.

The Chilean wine producer said earlier today (13 September) that Andrés Izquierdo has been promoted to fill the role. Previously chief corporate financial & operations officer, Izquierdo replaces Felipe de la Jara, who left the company in March, a spokesperson for Errázuriz told just-drinks.

Izquierdo, who joined the company last year, will also head up the Viña Caliterra and Viña Seña subsidiaries.

De la Jara left the firm after holding the CEO post for three years, to join another Chilean winery, the spokesperson added.

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