President Klaus Hofmann resigns with immediate effect

Klaus Hofmann has been with FC Augsburg for ten years and has been president since 2014. The 54-year-old has now announced his departure. Hofmann also explained the reasons.

FC Augsburg are without president shortly after relegation. As announced by the club, Klaus Hofmann resigned from his positions on Thursday for health reasons.

The 54-year-old himself justified his decision with these words: “I have long suffered from increasing health problems due to the double burden of FCA and my company. From my point of view, this also means that I can no longer treat both. arguments with the usual and exercise due diligence “.

Hofmann did not want to say exactly what health problems he had. He is not worried about the future of the club: “FCA is in a more than solid financial position and will continue to write the success story of the last few years”.

The search for a successor proceeds smoothly

Supervisory Board Chairman Thomas Müller said: “We regret the resignation of Klaus Hofmann, but of course we respect his decision. Not only have we felt that health is our greatest asset in recent years, not only through the corona pandemic. We cross our fingers for him and wish him only the best in health. “

“In the coming weeks, we will take care of the appropriate succession plan for the office of President with due calm.”

Hofmann had been on the club’s board of directors since 2012, then became president in 2014 and was one of the faces of FCA.

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