Managing Board

Alexander Jobst

Marketing, Sales and Organisation

Date of birth: 24.09.1973
Place of birth: Fulda
Joined Schalke 04: 2011
Contract until: 2024

Professional experience:
2000-2005 Global Sponsorship Manager, Siemens AG
2005-2007 Head of International Development, Real Madrid
2007-2011 Head of Sales, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
Since 2010 Member of the Business Advisory Board for the Sport Management Alumni Association (University of Bayreuth)


Christina Rühl-Hamers

Finance, Personnel and Legal matters

Date of birth: 23.07.1976
Place of birth: Haltern
Joined Schalke 04: 2010
Contract until: 2023

Professional experience:
2003-2007 Associate at RSM Hemmelrath, Düsseldorf
2007-2009 Manager at Mazars GmbH (merger with RSM Hemmelrath), Düsseldorf
2009-2010 Manager at Warth & Klein GmbH, Düsseldorf
since 2007 Tax advisor
since 2010 Auditor (not currently active)
since 2019 Member of the DFL’s finance commission


Jochen Schneider

Sport and Communications

Date of Birth: 13.09.1970
Place of Birth: Mutlangen
Joined Schalke 04: 2019
Contract until: 2022

Professional experience:
1999-2004 Assistant Head of Sport at VfB Stuttgart
2004-2015 Sporting Director at VfB Stuttgart
2015-2017 Coordinator Sport Global Soccer at Red Bull GmbH
2017-2019 Head of Sport at RasenBallsport Leipzig