Bundesliga soccer club Bayer Leverkusen continues to rely on Fernando Carro, who holds the position as CEO of the factory club.
The contract with the 57-year-old native of Spain was extended until June 30, 2027. Bayer announced this on Monday.
The Iberian has been at the helm of the Rhinelanders since June 2018, and the previous contract ran until 2024 anyway. “I like the emotional and dynamic environment of football, as well as the professional framework that Bayer 04 offers,” said Carro . Together we have already been able to get something going, “now it is important to use the good basis optimally and to continue to improve”.
Werner Wenning, Chairman of the Shareholders’ Committee, added: “I am very pleased that Fernando Carro will continue his successful work for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the long term. He represents the club excellently both nationally and internationally. His voice is becoming increasingly important, and Bayer 04 are doing the same Well.”
Since 2021, Carro has represented the factory club as a board member of the European club association ECA. In addition, Carro is represented in various working groups of the European Union (UEFA). Among other things, in the body that prepared the decisions about the Champions League reform 2024.
On July 1, Simon Rolfes took over the duties of Rudi Völler as sporting director of Bayer. The 62-year-old Völler is still a member of the Leverkusen shareholders’ committee.