Chairman of the Management Board of the DFLMember of the Managing Board of the League AssociationVice President of the DFBMember of the Managing Board of the DFBActing Chairman of the Bundesliga Foundation Board of Trustees
Christian Seifert is the Chief Executive Officer of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga. Furthermore, Christian Seifert is Vice President of the DFB and a member of the board of the League Association.Prior to that, Christian Seifert was Chairman of the Board at KarstadtQuelle New Media AG. During his tenure there, he oversaw the acquisition of sports broadcaster DSF and an extensive merchandising rights package for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. This went hand-in-hand with an expansion of the company's involvement in the spheres of e- and TV commerce. From 1998-2000, Seifert was Director of Marketing (Central Europe) for MTV Networks, having previously risen to the post of Head of Product Management at MGM Media Gruppe Munich.As Chief Executive Officer, Seifert is responsible for the strategic orientation and overall leadership of the DFL. In this capacity he has overseen the attainment of record revenues in every area of the business. In the four years up to and including the 2016/17 season, a total of 2.5 billion euro will be paid out to the 36 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs from the central marketing of the Bundesliga media rights.