Mihai Barsan will be the new marketing vice-president of Ursus Breweries, part of SABMiller, starting April 2012. He is replacing Grant McKenzie who was appointed marketing director of SABMiller’s subsidiary in the Czech Republic.
Barsan joined the company in March 2005 and in 2009 he became marketing manager of SABMiller Europe. In 2009 he was appointed marketing director of the company’s subsidiary in Slovakia.
Also, Krzysztof Andrzejewski was appointed sales and distribution VP with Ursus Breweries, a position he has been holding since September last year as interim. He will also serve as interim finance VP until a replacement will be appointed. Andrzejewski joined Ursus Breweries in March 2010. He previously worked for Kompania Piwowarska in Poland as dinancial and operations director.
Ursus Breweries is one of the main beer producers in Romania. The company’s product portfolio includes the Ursus, Timisoreana, Ciuca