Jan Hamáček becomes CSG's Director for External Relations

 15. 02. 2024      category: Events
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The industrial technology group CSG is creating a new position of External Relations Director, which will be held by Jan Hamáček as of February 2024. He also serves as the Vice President of the Association of Defence and Security Industry of the Czech Republic and Vice Chairman of the Defence Industry Section at the Czech Chamber of Commerce. Within CSG, Jan Hamáček will mainly cover relations with industry associations and institutions, government relations, participation in business delegations and monitoring of regulation and legislation in relation to the fields in which CSG operates.

Foto: Skupina CSG představuje nové globální logo se symbolem štítu | CSG
Picture: Jan Hamáček becomes CSG's Director for External Relations | CSG

David Chour, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of CSG, says: "CSG is a dynamic and growing group with manufacturing companies on three continents and exporting its products all over the world. At the same time, we are continuously working on acquisition opportunities, particularly in Europe and the US. This has created the need for a dedicated manager to cover CSG's external relations. We therefore created the position of External Relations Director, which was filled by Jan Hamáček. We are delighted to have recruited a person with vast experience in Czech and foreign policy, who has both industry knowledge and excellent public relations skills."

Jan Hamáček, CSG's Director of External Relations, says: "I have been working with CSG for some time due to my roles in defence industry associations and also as a consultant. It has been fascinating to watch CSG's transformation into a global player, acquiring major companies in Italy, Spain and the USA. I am proud to be part of the CSG team and to help it develop further."

About CSG Group

The global industrial-technology group CSG, owned by Czech entrepreneur Michal Strnad, has key manufacturing facilities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Spain, Italy, India, the UK, and the USA and exports its products worldwide. CSG is continuously investing in the development of its companies while expanding in its core businesses. The Group includes, for example, the Czech automotive company Tatra Trucks, the world's leading manufacturer of small-calibre ammunition Fiocchi and the Czech radar manufacturer Eldis. More than 10,000 employees work in the companies integrated into the CSG Group and affiliated companies. In 2022, the Group's consolidated sales reached CZK 25 billion. CSG's main fields of business are mechanical engineering, automotive, railway, aerospace, defence and small calibre ammunition production. CSG's products can be found on all continents thanks to its strong pro-export orientation.

CV of Jan Hamáček

Jan Hamáček (45) is a long-standing member of the Czech Social Democratic Party. He was the party's chairman from 2018 to 2021. From 2006 to 2021, he was a Member of the Parliament of the Czech Republic and served as Deputy Speaker and Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies. From 2018 to 2021, he served as the Minister of the Interior and briefly as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He retired from politics in 2021 and became a consultant. He worked with leading companies in the Czech defence industry, was elected as Vice President of the Association of Defence and Security Industry of the Czech Republic and Vice President of the Defence Industry Section of the Czech Chamber of Commerce. Since February 2024, he has been the Director of External Relations of the CSG Industrial and Technology Group.

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