There is no rest at Hertha BSC. Now club boss Carsten Schmidt is leaving the Bundesliga club. For purely personal reasons, as the capital club emphasizes.
Club boss Carsten Schmidt is leaving Hertha BSC – with immediate effect. The capital club confirmed a report from the “Tagesspiegel” in the afternoon. The move is for purely personal reasons.
The announcement reads: “Hertha BSC and Carsten Schmidt, chairman of the management of our capital club, have agreed to terminate their employment immediately. The reasons for Schmidt’s resignation lie in the private sphere. The 58-year-old’s duties are taken over by the two of them Managing directors Fredi Bobic and Ingo Schiller. “
The Berlin “Tagesspiegel” reported that Schmidt will go back to Munich. Before he took office at Hertha in December 2020, he worked for the pay TV broadcaster Sky.
Schmidt in the club announcement: “I would like to thank the Presidium and Supervisory Board of Hertha BSC that my request to terminate my contract was met amicably and at short notice. There are only indissoluble private reasons due to illness in my immediate family that prompted me to take this step . “
And further: “Working for Hertha BSC has always given me great pleasure. I would particularly like to thank Werner Gegenbauer for the trustful cooperation at all times. I would also like to thank my colleagues in the management and wish the association, its employees, members, Fans and partners only have the best for the future. As a member of the club, I will always remain closely connected. “
Now the club has to reposition itself due to his departure and also has one more construction site to take care of in addition to the sporting misery.
Hertha BSC is currently in 14th place in the Bundesliga and has lost the last two games. There are also rumors that coach Pál Dardai must fear for his job.