Oliver Kahn is the successor of FC Bayern Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
Now officially: Oliver Kahn is the successor of FC Bayern Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
After Uli Hoeneß makes the FC Bayern also in the succession of Karl-Heinz Rummenige nails with heads. After expiration of the contract of the chairman of the board, goalkeeping legend Oliver Kahn will take over the position. This was announced by the club on Friday.
The goalkeeper legend signed a contract starting on January 1, 2020. Until the end of the Rummenigge contract on 31.12.2021 Kahn becomes a member of the board. From 2022 he then takes over the office of chairman of the board.
The fact that the Champions League winner of 2001 would move up into the Bayern Board, was already decided long time. Now it made the FCB official.
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For this Kahn will resign from his position as CEO of Goalplay, an established brand for goalkeepers at the end of 2019. Shareholder of the company remains the ex-Keeper but continues.
"Goalplay is one of my co-founded companies with great potential," said Kahn in the official statement from Goalplay. "It is important to me to continue to be a shareholder in the future after the successful past years."
Bayern: Succession of Hoeneß and Rummenigge clarified
For Uli Hoeness, who will give up his post as president of FC Bayern in November. The ex-manager will also make the chairmanship of the Supervisory Board available at the first meeting after the Annual General Meeting, but will continue to exercise his mandate on this body.
Hoeneß 'successor in both positions is to take over the long-standing Adidas boss Herbert Hainer. The 65-year-old currently works as Hoeneß 'deputy on the supervisory board.
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The message of the association literally
At the meeting of the Supervisory Board of FC Bayern Munich AG on Thursday, the members have passed a unanimous decision to appoint Oliver Kahn to the Board of FC Bayern München AG. Oliver Kahn signed a five-year contract, which will enter into force on January 1, 2020. First, the former Bayern captain and today's entrepreneur acts as a member of the board. With the expiration of the contract of Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on December 31, 2021 Oliver Kahn takes over from him the office of chairman of the board.
Uli Hoeneß, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, said: "We are convinced that we have found the perfect solution for the position of CEO of FC Bayern München AG in Oliver Kahn. Oliver was a major player in the history of our club. He has been the captain of FC Bayern and the German national team for many years. He has won almost all the titles that can be won, and he has always gone ahead with commitment and will. After an active career, he earned an MBA in General Management and started his own business in parallel. Oliver Kahn knows football, he knows the economy and he carries the DNA of Bayern in itself. We are convinced that Oliver Kahn is the right man to take FC Bayern into the future. "
Oliver Kahn says: "It is a great honor for me that first the office of the board and later the chairmanship of the board of FC Bayern Munich AG is transferred. I thank the Supervisory Board with Uli Hoeneß at the helm for this trust. I am deeply connected with the club and it has shaped my life very much. Sporty and economic success, loyalty to the fans, responsibility to the history and the values of the club - this is the FC Bayern. In the future, I would like to further develop these attributes together with the employees, as well as the colleagues on the Management Board and Supervisory Board. "
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