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Bogner appoints new supervisory board members

Press release   •   Oct 08, 2019 16:00 CEST

The sports fashion manufacturer Willy Bogner GmbH & Co. KGaA has appointed two new members to its supervisory board. Prof. Klaus Volk, a lawyer from Munich, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the supervisory board. Florinda Bogner, daughter of Willy Bogner and minority shareholder of the company, also joins the supervisory board. The previous Chairman of the supervisory board, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Reitzle, had resigned from his office, along with seats on the supervisory board of three other companies. Prof. Dr. Alexander Liegl also decided to step down from the supervisory board at the same time.

Willy Bogner said: “With Klaus Volk, Bogner has gained an extremely experienced leader to chair the supervisory board. He has a strong connection to my family and enjoys our full confidence. I am particularly pleased that my daughter Florinda has decided to assume responsibility on the supervisory board. She represents the fresh, young Bogner and will join me in representing the tradition of the brand and the interests of our family. I would like to thank Wolfgang Reitzle and Alexander Liegl very much for their professional advice and constructive support. They have played a major role in the development of the company during a challenging phase.”

Prof. Klaus Volk said: “Bogner is a company with a rich history and a strong brand. The company is on a good course and still has a great deal of potential. I look forward to accompanying CEO Andreas Baumgärtner and his management team on the path towards a successful future.”

Willy Bogner GmbH & Co. KGaA, based in Munich, is an internationally successful lifestyle company and the leading provider of exclusive sport fashion, luxurious sportswear and designer fashion. The company employs over 800 people worldwide and appears in over 50 countries with the Bogner (Woman, Man, Sport, Kids) and Bogner Fire Ice brands as well as licences. The company, which has existed since 1932, is led by CEO Andreas Baumgärtner, while the owner is Willy Bogner, the son of the founder. More information at bogner.com

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