Carlsberg has appointed Johan Bunner as chief financial officer of its Swedish division, Carlsberg Sverige.

Bunner, who will take up his position on 1 September, replaces Jan Thieme Rasmussen, who became CFO of Carlsberg Danmark on 1 May, Carlsberg confirmed to just-drinks today (11 June).

Bunner will join Carlsberg from Meda, a pharmaceutical company, where he has worked on strategic projects since 2007. He previously held management positions at AstraZeneca, another pharmaceutical company, in Sweden and abroad.

"With many years of finance experience, an engaged personality and great leadership skills, Johan is the right person to take up the CFO position," said Otto Drakenberg, CEO of Carlsberg Sverige.

Jonas Arvidsson will continue as interim CFO of Carlsberg Sverige until 1 September.