Alfons Hörmann is a German businessman and the current chairman of the German Association for Sport Science. Alfons Hörmann was elected as FIFA’s first-ever vice president. Alfons Hörmann has been active in football since 1947 when he was in charge of youth football at TSV Schott Mainz. Alfons served as TSV Schott Mainz’s director of sport. He worked for Adidas as its head of licensing and brand management worldwide.
1. Personal Life
Alfons Hörmann was born in Kahl, Germany . He has a daughter and a son with his wife, Ruth. His family lived in the U.S. while Alfons Hörmann served as Adidas’ head of licensing and brand management.
2. Business Career
Hörmann started his career in 1947 as an intern at TSV Schott Mainz, a small club in the Rheinhessen region in southern Germany. He worked for Adidas as a sales representative. He later became vice president of the company before becoming director of sport at TSV Schott Mainz, Hesse. he worked as the head of licensing for Adidas worldwide. Hörmann was elected as vice president of FIFA, a position he held through. He has been the president of the German Football Association (DFB) and chairman of the German Association for Sport Science.
3. Professional Affiliation/Awards
Alfons Hörmann is an honorary member of UEFA and a member of the Presidential Council of FIFA. He is an honorary professor in sports management at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany ., Hörmann was awarded the German Order of Merit for his service to sports. He was awarded the Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg.
Alfons Hörmann has been active in football throughout his life, and he is a member of the Board of Trustees of a charitable foundation that supports children’s and youth sports., Hörmann supported Athletes in Action’s mission trip to China in 2014 and the 2014 World Cup projects. Hermann is also a member of the advisory board for Play Soccer!, which aims to promote soccer among kids in Germany.
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