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Nuclear engineering company Škoda JS to support HC Škoda Plzeň

Date: 7. 10. 2015

Source: Press release - HC Škoda Plzeň

Martin Straka, General Manager of the Extraleague club HC Škoda Plzeň, and Miroslav Fiala, General Director of ŠKODA JS a.s., today signed a cooperation agreement.

ŠKODA JS a.s., whose primary business focus is on the nuclear energy industry, is also supporting Extraleague hockey in Pilsen this season, becoming the main partner of HC Škoda Plzeň. "We have decided to support Pilsen hockey more significantly because we are patriots in the region where we have been operating for almost 60 years," said Miroslav Fiala, Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of ŠKODA JS. "We want to thank the ŠKODA JS a.s. Company for their support for the best hockey team in the Pilsen Region. On behalf of the entire team, I can promise that we will do our best to keep our fans satisfied," stated Martin Straka, General Manager of HC Škoda Plzeň. ŠKODA JS a.s. does more than just support sport and the company has repeatedly received awards for its efforts in the region. This year, ŠKODA JS took second place among the region's large corporations in the "Pilsen Region Governor's Award for Social Responsibility" competition. "In Pilsen, we support not only sports activities, but also the education of young people. We provide both financial and personnel support to the Department of Power System Engineering at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen,"concludes Miroslav Fiala.