Bayern extend Rummenigge's contract as CEO

Updated: 12 May 2011 10:19 IST

Bayern Munich have extended the contract of chief executive officer Karl-Heinz Rummenigge until December 2013, it was announced on Wednesday.

Berlin:

Bayern Munich have extended the contract of chief executive officer Karl-Heinz Rummenigge until December 2013, it was announced on Wednesday.

The Bavarian giants' supervisory board voted on Monday to extend the 55-year-old's contract, while his deputy Karl Hopfner has had his contract extended until December 2012 by his own request.

"The supervisory board of Bayern Munich has voted unanimously for the contract extensions of CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and his deputy Karl Hopfner," said Bayern president Uli Hoeness in a statement.

"We are pleased that we have agreed the contract extensions."

"This ensures that the successful work at Bayern Munich will be continued."

Rummenigge has been CEO of Bayern since 2002 and as a player, scored 45 goals for Germany, making 95 appearances.

He retired after the 1986 World Cup final when West Germany was beaten 3-2 by Argentina.

Topics : Football
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