Budejovicky Budvar has appointed a new economic and financial director. The Czech state-owned brewing company said yesterday (13 September) that Petr Zacek, 46, took over from Petr Jansky on 1 September.

Prior to the appointment, Zacek was director of the production division at engineering company Motor Jikov Strojirenstvi. He has also worked for Czech paper producers Jihoceske Papirny and JIP - Papirny Vetrni, and for water and local sewerage company Vodovody a Kanalizace Jizni Cechy.