Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was born on 25 September 1955, and joined Bayern from Lippstadt in 1974. The Germany international played for the club professionally until moving to Inter Milan in 1984. During his active footballing career he scored 162 goals in 310 Bundesliga appearances and collected Intercontinental Cup (1976), European Cup (1975, 1976), Bundesliga (1980, 1981), DFB-Cup (1982, 1984) and UEFA European Championship (1980) winner's medals, as well as two World Cup runners-up (1982, 1986) and two European Player of the Year awards (1980, 1981).
An honorary captain of Bayern, Rummenigge was vice president from 1991 to 2002. As chairman he is responsible for management control and communication, representation in national and international committees, coordination with the supervisory board and supervising fan club affairs. In addition Rummenigge was previously chairman of the European Club Association (ECA) and a member of the UEFA strategic advisory committee for professional football.