After an intensive search, the German Soccer Affiliation has employed former Bundesliga supervisor Andreas Rettig as its new sports activities director. The 60 yr outdated is now chargeable for the nationwide groups and academythe affiliation introduced on Friday.
The Decision of the supervisory board and shareholders’ assembly to fill the place that has been vacant for the reason that separation from Oliver Bierhoff voted unanimously.
“With Andreas Rettig we’ve got gained an especially skilled, dedicated and assertive managing director. I’m satisfied that he’ll grasp the duties forward of us within the area of sport will strategy with nice ardour“, stated DFB President Bernd Neuendorf.
Andreas Rettig’s earlier positions
Rettig, who has been working in soccer for nearly 4 a long time, is taking over a brand new function. The soccer instructor was as soon as supervisor at Bayer Leverkusen, SC Freiburg, 1. FC Köln and FC Augsburg. On the FC St Pauli he acted as enterprise supervisor and at Victoria Cologne as Chairman of the Board.
From 2013 to 2015 he was as Managing Director of the German Soccer League (DFL) employed. As a long-standing member of the DFB board, he was additionally chargeable for the introduction of the youth coaching facilities as fee chairman.
What does Rettig say about his appointment?
“Our nationwide groups signify Germany in its variety and efficiency. They’re characterised by nice successes and present issues. “I wish to assist make future successes for the nationwide groups doable once more and enhance the route of the DFB and the looks of its groups in all instructions,” stated Rettig about his new job.
The DFB has excessive hopes for the controversial soccer official. Rettig is aware of soccer from all views and produce complete abilities with me.
“I respect him as a important spirit who all the time works constructively and creatively. He brings Management expertise and a global community with and as a persona is an asset for the DFB,” stated Alexander Wehrle, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DFB GmbH & Co KG. (dpa)