Herbert Hainer

German manager

Herbert Hainer (born 3 July 1954 in Dingolfing, Bavaria) is a German manager and the former CEO of Adidas-Group.[2] He is the supervisory board chairman of the FC Bayern Munich AG.[3] He is currently the president of the German club FC Bayern Munich.

Herbert Hainer
Born (1954-07-03) 3 July 1954 (age 70)
Alma materUniversity of Applied Sciences Landshut

Alma mater


His alma mater was at the University of Applied Sciences Landshut, where he graduated in economics.[4]


  • 1979–1987 Procter & Gamble, Division Manager Sales and Marketing Germany
  • 1987–1989: adidas Germany, Sales Director Hardware
  • 1989–1991: adidas Germany, Sales Director Field
  • 1991–1993: adidas Germany, National Sales Director
  • 1993–1995: adidas Germany, Managing Director Sales
  • 1996–1997: adidas AG, Senior Vice President Region Europe, Africa, Middle East
  • 1997–1999: adidas AG, Member of the Executive Board
  • 1999–2001: adidas-Salomon AG, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board
  • 2001-2016: adidas-group AG, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board
  • 13.03.2014–02.05.2014: Chairman interim of FC Bayern Munich e.V.
  • 15.11.2019–present: President of FC Bayern Munich


  1. "Herbert Hainer Vermögen". 15 August 2020. Archived from the original on 3 February 2021. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  2. "Kasper Rorsted to succeed Herbert Hainer as CEO of adidas AG". adidas-group.com. 18 January 2016. Archived from the original on 18 August 2018. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  3. Press Release FC Bayern Munich Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine 14 March 2014
  4. Bloomberg Businessweek. "Herbert Hainer". Bloomberg Businessweek. {{cite web}}: |author= has generic name (help)[dead link]

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