Board of Directors
A member of Accenture’s board of directors since November 2016, Herbert Hainer is president and chairman of the supervisory board of FC Bayern München AG. He previously served as chief executive officer and chairman of the executive board of Adidas from 2001 to September 2016.
Herbert joined Adidas in 1987 and advanced through a series of sales and management roles, becoming national sales director for Germany in 1991; senior vice president in charge of sales and logistics for the Europe, Middle East & Africa region in 1995; and a member of the executive board in 1997. He was named vice chairman of the executive board in 2000, and chief executive officer and chairman of the executive board the following year. Earlier in his career, Herbert was a divisional sales manager with Procter & Gamble in Germany for eight years.
Herbert is a director of Allianz SE. He previously served as a director of Deutsche Lufthansa AG from 2010 to 2020.
Herbert holds a degree in business studies from the University of Applied Sciences in Landshut, Germany.