Plzensky Prazdroj appointed Jaromir Zacek (43) as Sales and Distribution Director at the beginning of December 2007.
Jaromir Zacek graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, majoring in Economics and Corporate Finance.
Before joining Plzensky Prazdroj, he held a number of trade and finance positions in the Czech beverages industry, including that of CEO of Brno-based beer & soft drinks producer, Pivovary a sodovkarny Brno, a.s.
Since 1999, he has been working for Plzensky Prazdroj as National Distribution Manager and Trade Marketing Manager. As Sales and Distribution Director, he will also join the Board of Directors of Plzensky Prazdroj.
Jaromir Zacek is married, with four children; he speaks Czech and English. His interests include sports and cinema.
- With its overall sales exceeding 10.7 million hectolitres in the calendar year of 2006 (including licensed production abroad) and with exports to more than 50 countries of the whole world Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s. is a major beer producer in the region and the largest export of the Czech beer.
- Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s., is a member of the SABMiller plc global group. Pilsner Urquell is the international flagship of the SABMiller brand portfolio.
- SABMiller, plc, is one of the world’s largest brewers with brewing interests or distribution agreements in over 60 countries across six continents. The SABMiller brand portfolio consists of international brands such as Miller Genuine Draft, Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Pilsner Urquell, as well as of almost 200 other successful regional and national brands. SABMiller plc is listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.