The 51-year-old Markus Hankammer, President of the SV Wehen Wiesbaden, since 1999, CEO of the Brita group. The SVWW-the main sponsor Brita is one of the world's leading experts for drinking water optimization and individualization. The company employs just under 2000 employees, the main office is located in Taunus stone.
What is in the Corona-times more difficult? A business company or a professional football club?
For all Involved, it is a challenge – regardless of whether the business as a whole, or football clubs.
Are well-positioned businesses in the current crisis better than football clubs?
The challenges are basically similar – up to a major difference: When you move in the free economy, they strive always to reasonable yields. The football, however, is constructed so that it is calculated more or less with a zero line. Trying to maximize sporting success, to a fault without large. Of course, there are different examples, but this is the basic principle in football. If, however, a certain amount of revenue loss, you have in football immediately a Problem. You on the other hand, a company and a rate of return of five or ten percent, you will have a little more air. This is from my point of view, the Problem is in the System of the football: It is often seen as a business enterprise – and, of course, there are certain Parallels, but it is just a company but not a normal economy. With the result that the football in a Situation such as the Corona-pandemic device relatively quickly under pressure.
the clubs Would have to have more equity, to be for such situations better prepared?
Yes, you would have to in principle. You could now impose certain rules. Nevertheless, the basic principle will be, in my opinion, is always the same. Because in a business enterprise you are striving for economic success. In professional football, however, it comes to maximize sporting success. No matter what scheme meeting then, to the two fundamental guidelines you will be able to change anything. You can't solve the Problem, but maybe something to mitigate. Here, a possible guarantee Fund, for example, ten percent per season would be call of Saisonetat to. In any case, excluded Loans for the future should be, such as, for example, television rates, which increase the risk for the club in the event of failures significantly.Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 09:20