Thomas Röttgermann

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Thomas Röttgermann, CEO of Fortuna Düsseldorf

Thomas Röttgermann (born October 14, 1960 in Steinfurt ) is a German football official.

After studying journalism, political science and sociology at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster , Röttgermann was marketing manager for the then second division soccer team Preußen Münster between 1988 and 1993 . He then worked in the same position at Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach until the end of 1997 , before moving to Europe's leading sports rights dealer UFA Sports , later renamed Sportfive . Röttgermann was most recently managing director and board member of the international Sportfive group. At the end of February 2010, he left Sportfive.

On March 15, 2010, Röttgermann took over the management of VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH , where he was responsible for corporate development , infrastructure and organization , BtoC , sponsoring and events, service provision and women's football until June 30, 2017 . With effect from April 16, 2019, he became CEO of Fortuna Düsseldorf .

An interview with the FAZ caused a sensation, in which he campaigned for a salary cap for football players.

Röttgermann is married and has two children.

Individual evidence

  1. Report on the Fortuna Düsseldorf website, accessed on April 15, 2019