• Head of German Media Giant to Chair Adidas Board of Directors

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    BERLIN - German sportswear giant Adidas has named the next chairman of its supervisory board. Deputy chairman Thomas Rabe will take the place of Igor Landau after the 75-year-old steps down this spring. Rabe will start in the role after the company's annual general meeting in Bavaria in mid-May.
    Rabe joined the Adidas supervisory board in May 2019, but has no shortage of experience with large companies, having been chief executive officer of German media conglomerate Bertelsmann since 2012. It is one of the largest media companies in the world, with subsidiaries like publisher Penguin...
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  • Adidas supervisory board to elect Thomas Rabe as its new chairman

    4 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    The supervisory board of Adidas AG, the company said in a statement, intends to elect Thomas Rabe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bertelsmann, as Chairman of the company's supervisory board immediately following the annual general meeting on May 14, 2020. Thomas Rabe is to succeed Igor Landau as Chairman, whose term of office will end at the close of company's AGM in May.
    “In the interests of a smooth hand-over and in line with the transition of the current strategic five-year plan to a new strategic cycle starting at the beginning of 2021, May is the right time to hand over my...
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