Ismaning, November 19, 2021 – The majority shareholder of Sport1 Medien AG, Highlight Communications AG, has today submitted to Sport1 Medien AG a supplementary motion to the agenda of the Annual General Meeting on December 14, 2021. This supplementary motion proposes the election of three new Members for the Supervisory Board of Sport1 Medien AG: Bernhard Burgener, Alexander Studhalter and Peter von Bueren.
Olaf Schroeder, CEO of Sport1 Medien AG: “The Management Board of Sport1 Medien AG welcomes the aforementioned supplementary motion for the election of Bernhard Burgener, Alexander Studhalter and Peter von Bueren to the Company’s Supervisory Board as a further step towards the integration of Sport1 Medien AG into the Highlight Group. Especially together with the vote on the squeeze-out request of Highlight Communications AG by the Company’s Annual General Meeting on December 14, this is another significant step in this direction. We are looking forward to making a significant contribution to the audiovisual and digital growth of the entire Group, especially with our existing and future innovative digital products.”
The previous Supervisory Board Members Andreas Benz, Dr Gero von Pelchrzim and Markus Prazeller have resigned their mandates with effect from the end of December 20, 2021.
Dr Paul Graf, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sport1 Medien AG: “I would like to thank Andreas Benz, Dr Gero von Pelchrzim and Markus Prazeller for their dedicated, competent and knowledgeable work on the Supervisory Board of Sport1 Medien AG. Among other things, they have contributed to the repositioning and further development of the Company’s operating business through their involvement in important decisions. By proposing the election of Bernhard Burgener, Alexander Studhalter and Peter von Bueren, the majority shareholder of Sport1 Medien AG, Highlight Communications AG, is sending a further strong signal of the Company’s importance to the Highlight Group.”
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About SPORT1 MEDIEN Group
Sport1 Medien AG is an internationally operating media company based in Ismaning, near Munich, Germany. With its subsidiaries Sport1 GmbH, Magic Sports Media GmbH, Match IQ GmbH, PLAZAMEDIA GmbH and LEITMOTIF Creators GmbH, SPORT1 MEDIEN Group covers the entire value chain in the sports sector: SPORT1 as the leading 360° sports platform in the German-speaking region with its TV, online, mobile, audio und social media channels, MAGIC SPORTS MEDIA as a marketing company in the betting, poker and casino sectors, Match IQ as the full-service sports event and consulting agency for associations, leagues and clubs for internationalization, match day management and the organization of friendly matches, tournaments, training camps and trips abroad, PLAZAMEDIA as the leading content solutions provider in the sports and entertainment area for all media channels and LEITMOTIF as consulting unit and provider of integrated communication solutions for companies and brands. This market positioning offers unique opportunities for customers and partners, including advertising companies and agencies, media houses, platform providers, sports associations, leagues and clubs.
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