Philip Holzer: Eintracht Frankfurt has a new Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Philip Holzer is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Eintracht Frankfurt football AG. The 54-year-old former investment banker who has been a membe

Philip Holzer: Eintracht Frankfurt has a new Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Philip Holzer is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Eintracht Frankfurt football AG. The 54-year-old former investment banker who has been a member since 2009 and the highest harmony-body, is on Tuesday to the inaugural meeting of the new Supervisory Board by the shareholders – main shareholder of Eintracht Frankfurt e. V. and the Supervisory Board members have been elected unanimously. The new Supervisory Board has been reduced from nine to seven people.

In times of Corona-pandemic, be it "an exciting task", said Holzer: "I have clear Beliefs and advocate for them. And I like the discourse.“ According to the assessment of the Association's President Peter Fischer, Holzer stands for "three crucial properties: for experience, expertise and team spirit". As Chairman of the audit and Finance Committee and a member of the main Committee, Holzer was involved in the past years in important decisions. The Bundesliga club Holzer following the 70-year-old Wolfgang Steubing, who had not been a choice.

Steubing is now honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Economically, the Concord flourished under Steubing. The equity capital rose to EUR 68 million, as Steubing 2015 Wilhelm Bender succeeded, it was only five million. Steubing had made "Outstanding for Eintracht Frankfurt and the development of the football-AG," said the fisherman. As honorary Chairman Steubing stay "in a charming way, as an Advisory guest in the meetings of the Supervisory Board receive". In contrast to Steubing has been made to Holzer, not to the public into operational business to interfere.

Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 05:21

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