A new CEO has been appointed at one of Carlsberg's companies. On 1 September, Thomas Amstutz will become the new CEO of Feldschlösschen Beverages Ltd, the Danish comapny said on Friday (27 May).

Currently a member of group management of the firm Hero, Amstutz has many years' experience as a chief executive, as well as heading the marketing and sales functions.

Amstutz, 38, will succeed Erwin Flückiger at Feldschlösschen. Mr Flückiger passed away last October. Until Amstutz takes the reins, Thomas Metzger, chief financial officer and deputy CEO, will continue to head the company on an ad interim basis.

"We are very pleased to have found a proven marketing and sales specialist for this demanding position," said Nils S. Andersen, CEO of Carlsberg Breweries, the parent company of Feldschlösschen.

"The new CEO will focus a major part of his efforts towards the market and the customers."