HSV supervisory board dismiss chief executive Bernd Hoffmann
The club’s controlling committee takes action after the differences amongst the members of the executive board. Two members of the supervisory board, Max-Arnold Köttgen and Thomas Schulz have also resigned from their posts, with Marcell Jansen the new head of the supervisory board.
The supervisory board of HSV Fußball AG has taken action after the differences amongst the members of the executive board. The controlling committee dismissed chief executive Bernd Hoffmann on Saturday afternoon with immediate effect. The remaining members of the executive board, Frank Wettstein and Jonas Boldt, will lead the club as a duo for the time being.
After the decision by the supervisory board, the former head of the board Max-Arnold Köttgen and the club’s vice-president Thomas Schulz resigned from their positions. As president of HSV e.V., Marcell Jansen was selected as the new head by the five remaining members of the supervisory board. After the meeting Jansen said: “In this difficult time of crisis for professional football, we cannot afford to lose energy or have strained relationships. Our full focus has to be directed towards the interests of HSV as a club.”