Plzensky Prazdroj appointed new Finance director

19.3.2009 Uncategorized

Mike Walsh

Mr. Walsh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and obtained an MBA from Manchester University.

Before joining Plzensky Prazdroj, Mr. Walsh has spent 14 years within the beer industry, holding positions in various subsidiaries of SABMiller plc. In 5 countries, Prior to this Mr. Walsh worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in a professional role.

Mr. Walsh is married, with 2 daughters. Besides spending time with family, he enjoys travelling and of course is passionate about beer. By his own admission therefore, there can be no better place to spend some time but the home and origin of the best beer in the world.

Notes for editors:

  • With total sales of over 10.7 million hectolitres in the calendar year 2008 (including licensed production abroad) and exports to more than 50 countries around the world, Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s., is a major beer producer in the region and the largest exporter of Czech beer.
  • Plzensky Prazdroj, a. s. is a member of the global group SABMiller plc. 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 almost 200 other successful regional and national brands.

Jiri Marecek
Manager external communication
Plzensky Prazdroj
+420 724 617 219