Carlsberg has appointed Bjørn Sønderskov as managing director of its Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia with effect from April 1.

Sønderskov, who is currently a member of the board of Carlsberg Breweries’ German subsidiary Hannen, takes over from Jørgen Bornhøft who was appointed as CEO of Carlsberg Asia in January this year.

At the same time the Danish brewer named Jørn Pedersen as MD of Panonska - the third largest brewer in Croatia - of which Carlsberg owns 80%.