Beppo Mauhart

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Mauhart in June 2011

Josef "Beppo" Mauhart (14 September 1933 – 7 May 2017) was an Austrian football executive and journalist. He was born in Enns, Austria. He was appointed to the supervisory board of Austria Tabak in 1972 and became deputy chairman there in 1976.[1] In 1977, Austria Tabak became a sponsor of the FK Austria Wien football club. The club changed its name to Austria Memphis – a cigarette brand.

From 1988 to 1995, Mauhart was CEO of Austria Tabak.[2]

From 1984 to 2002, Mauhart was president of the Austrian Football Association. He had the longest tenure in the history of the association.[3]

Mauhart died on 7 May 2017 in Munich, Germany from complications of a stroke at the age of 83.[4][5]

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  1. ""Beppo" Mauhart wird 80" (in German). Kurier. Retrieved 2016-04-12.
  2. "Das Leben des ehemaligen ÖFB Präsidenten" (in German). News. 2008-05-06. Retrieved 2016-04-12.
  3. "Mauhart tritt ab" (in German). Vorarlberg Online. 2002-01-23. Retrieved 2016-04-12.
  4. Hofer, Gerhard (8 May 2017). "Beppo Mauhart: Tod eines politischen Machers". Die Presse (in German). Retrieved 12 May 2017.
  5. Schnauder, Andreas (8 May 2017). "Galionsfigur gegen den Ausverkauf: Beppo Mauhart gestorben". derStandard.at. Retrieved 12 May 2017.

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