Sustainability Report FY 2021

113 RUFFINO | Sustainability Report FY 2021 The following managerial figures have been identified in the three companies who regularly work with the reference departments to ensure scrupulous management for every stage in the production cycle. • Procurement Manager: procures all the dry goods, materials for bottling and the cellar, leads negotiations and formalizes contracts for supplies, the purchasing of machinery, equipment and/or services; • External Grower Manager: in charge of pur- chasing grapes from suppliers in line with supply and demand needs; works alongside growers to ensure agronomic content is met as well as the quality and quantity of the con- tracts; manages harvest logistics and organi- zation to transport the grapes to the Group’s wineries; • Quality Manager: represents Ruffino’s ma- nagement in the application of food safety standards as HACCP and voluntary legislation manager (ISO 9001, IFS). Enforces and directly manages, helped by a laboratory and quality control team, all the quality and analytical product checks, whether internal or external, throughout the production process; • Wine Strategic Sourcing and Regulatory Affairs: manages the strategic procurement of wines and observance of regulations; • Chief Winemaker: the main winemaker of the Group.