Former Havel & Partners Partner Josef Adam joined CZG - Ceska Zbrojovka Group SE as the Group General Counsel.
CZG is a manufacturer of firearms and tactical accessories for military and law enforcement, personal defense, hunting, sport shooting, and other civilian uses. The Group includes companies such as Ceska Zbrojovka, Colt Manufacturing Company (acquired this year as reported by CEE Legal Matters on June 7, 2021), Colt Canada Corporation, CZ-USA, Brno Rifles, 4M Systems, and CZ Export. CZG also holds a minority share in Spuhr i Dalby, the Swedish manufacturer of optical mounting solutions for weapons. CZG is headquartered in the Czech Republic and has production facilities in the Czech Republic, the United States, and Canada.
Adam joins the group from Havel & Partners, which he first joined in May 2019 as a Counsel, and where he was promoted to Partner in January this year. Prior to the firm, he was the CFO and Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Czech Airlines between 2014 and 2018. Earlier still, he was the CLO & CIO of Cesky Aeroholding between 2011 and 2014. Between 2009 and 2011 he was the CLO, CHRO, and CIO of Czech Airlines and also served as the Legal Affairs Manager at Prague Airport between 2007 and 2010.