RAINER HAHN General Secretary / CEO
For more than 20 years Rainer Hahn has been active in leading and consulting positions within the sports sector, for organisations and for companies. The media and sponsoring manager also held positions as managing director and publishing director for leading subsidiaries of the German publishing houses Springer, Burda, Süddeutscher Verlag and Bertelsmann, whose clients include top sports associations, registered associations, environmental and social organisations as well as companies from the CSR and sponsoring sector.
In addition to that, he and his team developed cross-media education and training platforms within the football sector. Furthermore, he is a chairman of the board of SportsResponsibility.org Initiative Nachhaltiger Sport e.V. and is giving lectures at universities, colleges and sports education facilities.
He used to be an active football, handball and basketball player himself – where he is now actively involved as a trainer and functionary, in addition to supporting the football charity organisation FC Sternstunden of the German television and radio station Bayerischer Rundfunk.