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Lehmann departs Mainz amid clash over future direction

MEWA Arena, the home of Mainz 05 (by Joachim Bywaletz/BSR Agency/Getty Images)

Mainz 05 has dismissed Jan Lehmann as its chief commercial officer and chief financial officer, citing “different and sometimes incompatible views” over the future direction of the German Bundesliga football club.

Lehmann has served as a member of Mainz’s management board since joining the club in February 2018 from Nielsen, where he had been managing director of the German arm of the information, media and technology company.

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