French vegetable cannery group Bonduelle has appointed Thierry Zurcher as head of its Consumer division, the most important in the group.

Zurcher, 48, has been at Danone for most of his professional career, his most recent post being Eastern and Central Europe director of the French group’s Biscuits division.

He was also a member of the executive committee for this division.

Zurcher replaces Pierre Deloffre, who has moved up to Bonduelle’s boardroom.