Oliver Kahn has been the CEO of Bayern since summer 2021. Since then, the former goalkeeper has driven several projects at the German record champion. For this, Kahn has apparently brought several familiar to the Munich top club, which will also increase its influence. Even with important contract negotiations, Kahn now pulls the threads.
Already since January 2020 seat Oliver Kahn on the board of FC Bayern. Under the long-standing CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the 52-year-old was incorporated into all processes within the executive days. After Rummenigge sat down to rest before the start of the season, Kahn took over the chairmanship.
One of his projects he drives together with club president Herbert Hainer since his approach has “FC Bayern Ahead”, with which the club is equipped for the future and in which the strategic orientation is defined. Here, Kahn of Moritz Mattes advised, an old acquaintance, as “picture” reports.
Mattes is co-founder of Kahn’s company “Goalplay”, after his rise in FC Bayern he became office manager. As the boulevard leaflet performs, Mattes’ appearance in the club is critically eyed by some employees. Why the frictions arise, will not be further executed.
Oliver Kahn brought another familiar into the club in Ernst Thaler. Thaler reinforces the junior department of Bayern and is now the responsibility of a pilot project for trainer qualification in the area of U10 to U16. The 55-year-old is by no means an unknown, he was previously active at the German Football Association and as head of the Oliver Kahn Academy, ie the goalkeeper of the “Titan”, active. There he was responsible for the training of international talents.
Are the Lewandowski talks to the chief thing?
Personal decisions like this zoom “picture” is more and more the sphere of influence from Oliver Kahn at Bayern. In addition, the CEO of the CEO also promotes the personnel questions in the squad of the professional team.
For example, the ex-goalkeeper seemingly declared the contract extension with world footballer Robert Lewandowski now to the chief, so the newspaper as well. Thus, Kahn broughts board Hasan Salihamidzic would remain a supporting role in the talks.
To the “Tz”, Kahn had recently declared that you will be “putting pressure from the outside under pressure” beyond the question of a contract extension beyond 2023 “. The aim of Bayern, however, be the chance of the Champions League title every season, requiring “targeted reinforcements” as well as “contractuals with our players”.