MILAN, Italy – The new range of professional machines branded Gaggia Milano was showcased yesterday in Milan in the exclusive location of Palazzo of Palazzo Bovara. “The presentation of the new machines was a striking success,” stated Andrea Zocchi, Chief Executive Officer of EVOCA S.p.A.
“We are very pleased to have had the chance to share Evoca Group’s vision for the future of the brand Gaggia Milano: this event marked the beginning of a new exciting story.”
“Certainly, there are all the assumptions for a successful return of a worldwide known brand such as Gaggia Milano in the premium segment,” continued Zocchi.
“We have been working for two years with a dedicated team to set the renovation of Gaggia Milano and create a new range of professional machines, focusing on the Italian coffee tradition and the best technological innovation of the Evoca Group.”
About Andrea Zocchi
Andrea Zocchi was appointed CEO of Evoca Group in 2012 after having held the position of Group’s CFO for ten years.
He joined the Group in 2002 after leaving NetSystem, the firm he co-founded and that developed the “satellite broadband access platform” subsequently used by SES and Telecom Italia.
Previously, he had worked for seven years in PwC until holding the position of Audit Manager.
He subsequently joined Knoll International (world leader in interior and office design), where he served as Group Controller, and then McDonald’s, where he worked as Finance & Development VP and played a significant role in developing the company in Italy with the opening of over 200 points of sales in five years (starting from 20 PoS).
He has a degree in Business Economics from the University of Ancona and is a Chartered Accountant and Auditor.