BREMEN, Germany (AP) -- Werder Bremen has moved quickly to fill the gap left by the departure of team manager Klaus Allofs with two in-house promotions.
Bremen says in a statement that former financial and marketing director Klaus Filbry is the club's new chairman, while former player Frank Baumann assumes a newly created position as director of football and scouting.
Bremen president Willi Lemke says Filbry "has already brought Werder forward strategically in many areas" including stadium development, sponsorship and sales.
The 45-year-old Filbry joined Bremen from sportswear giant Adidas in 2010.
The 37-year-old Baumann was Allofs' assistant since the same year, and was later responsible for scouting.
Allofs left last week after 13 years as team manager to join Bundesliga rival Wolfsburg.