Hertha BSC appoints new Managing Director

Carsten Schmidt has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Management Board of Hertha BSC. The longtime CEO and Senior Advisor of the Media Group “Sky” will become the first. The 56-year-old was appointed and presented on Thursday by a decision of the Bureau and the Supervisory Board of Hertha BSC e.V.

“Our goal was to: to take into account the constantly growing demands in recent years in a federal league association as an economic company and to expand management,”said President Werner Gegenbauer.

Schmidt, in addition to overall responsibility, will be in the areas of marketing, sales, strategy, Responsible for corporate communication and internationalisation. Michael Preetz and Ingo Schiller continue to hold their managerial positions in the fields of sport and finance. Schmidt also belongs to the Taskforce “Future Professional Football” of the German Football League (DFL).