Pau Roca Blasco elected Director General of the OIV

The 1st January 2019, Pau Roca Basco will succeed the Director General Jean-Marie Aurand at the term of his 5 year mandate.

During the 16th General Assembly of the OIV in Punta del Este (Uruguay), the 47 Member States of the OIV have elected the next Director General of the OIV for a 5 year mandate from 2019-2023.

Pau Roca Blasco (Spain), currently the Secretary General of the Spanish Wine Federation, has been chosen to become the 10th Director of the OIV and to lead the Organisation towards the celebration of its centenary.

The first course of action Mr. Blasco has indicated is the creation of the new OIV Strategic Plan (2019-2024) via the expertise of OIV Experts, with which he is familiar being a member of the Spanish delegation since 1996 and also having served as the President of the Law and Consumer Information Experts Group.