Stanislav Hamara Is Taking Over the Management of the
29 October 2012
Plzeň, October 24, 2012 -Stanislav Hamara, 44, has become
the manager of Prazdroj a Gambrinus breweries. To his new
post, Mr. Hamara brings 11 years of experience from his
work at SABMiller breweries. He replaces the former
manager, Pavel Šemík, who has been working as technical
director of the Dutch Royal Grolsch brewery since August of
Stanislav Hamara has worked for the SABMiller Group since
2001, when he took the position of manager of the bottling
department at Šariš brewery, which he kept for six years.
After that, he worked on the merger of the Topvar and Šariš
corporations. After that successful project, in January
2007 M. Hamar became the Manager of Topolčany brewery, and
one year later, he took over the management of the brewery
in Velký Šariš. He has also worked at the headquarters of
SABMiller Company in beer production development, covering
the needs of the entire European region. He is coming to
Pilsen after nearly two years in a leadership position at
the Hungarian brewery Dreher.
"I am honoured to be working at the Pilsen brewery that
has changed the face of the beer brewing tradition all over
the world, and which gave the world its unique lager
Pilsner Urquell. My pleasure at beginning my association
with the people who actively participate in the success of
Pilsen beers for so many years is enhanced by the knowledge
that it is happening during the year of the 170th
anniversary of the birth of this legendary Pilsen
lager," Stanislav Hamara said.
Stanislav Hamara graduated from the Technical College in
Košice. After that, he worked in a private company
producing PET bottles and sodas, where he held several
different positions including the position of Production
Manager. While employed there, Mr. Hamara completed his
post-graduate studies at Brunel University in West London.
He loves sports, especially jogging. He likes to spend time
hiking with his wife and children. Mr. Hamara's personal
goals include finishing in a marathon, as he is a
successful participant in several half-marathon runs. His
other hobbies include skiing, swimming, and of course
enjoying good beer.
Notes for editors:
- With its total sale of nearly 9.9 million of
hectolitres during the calendar year of 2011 (including
licensed productions abroad) and with its export to more
than 50 countries worldwide, Plzeňský Prazdroj Inc. is the
preeminent beer producer in the region and the biggest
exporter of Czech beer.
- Plzeňský Prazdroj Inc. is the member of the SABMiller
plc. group. Pilsner Urquell is the international flagship
brand of the SABMiller brand portfolio
- SABMiller plc. is one of the world's biggest beer brewing
companies with beer brewing activities or distribution in
more than 60 countries across six continents. The SABMiller
portfolio includes important international brands such as
Grolsch, Miller Genuine Draft, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, and
Pilsner Urquell, as well as almost 200 successful
regional and national brands.
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Note, the news release was first published in its local
market on 24th of October 2012.