Long-term President Dirk Zingler will also head Union Berlin in the future. The 56-year-old, who has steered the fortunes of the Iron since 2004, was appointed by the Supervisory Board for a further term. According to the articles of association, it begins on July 1, 2021 and ends on June 30, 2025.
Under Zingler, the Köpenicker experienced promotion from the regional league to the Bundesliga. This season the club is even fighting for the European Cup places.
The development is “inextricably linked with the work of Dirk Zingler and his colleagues on the executive committee,” said the chairman of the supervisory board, Thomas Koch. The control committee also appointed the other members of the executive committee Dirk Thieme, Jörg Hinze, Oskar Kosche and Lutz Munack for a further term of office.
“We have challenging tasks ahead of us: the establishment of Union in the Bundesliga, the expansion of our stadium, the construction of the associated clubhouse, the new construction of the junior performance center with the aim of training Bundesliga players,” said Zingler: “All of this will demand a lot from us , and for that we need the strength of the entire club. “