Russian juice and dairy firm Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods has announced the appointment of Dmitry Anisimov as group chief financial officer (CFO).

Before joining Wimm-Bill-Dann in the middle of 2003 as finance director of the dairy division, Anisimov was regional corporate finance manager for Motorola’s operations in Russia. Prior to that, Anisimov worked for Cadbury Confectionery and British Petroleum.

Anisimov will continue to control the finances of Wimm-Bill-Dann’s dairy division, which accounts for 75% of group sales.