Despite the insolvency of his family business, Johannes Heger is to remain President of the State Association of Entrepreneurs' Associations (LVU) in Rhineland-Palatinate. "He is president and wants to remain so," said LVU spokesman Moritz Mergen. Heger have described the situation of his group of companies to the board of directors. The unanimous opinion of the LVU board is that he should remain president. The board wants to continue to rely on him because Heger got into the situation through no fault of his own and "is an example of what is currently going on in the country".
The Heger company has existed for 120 years and is well established in the Rhineland-Palatinate economy, said the LVU spokesman. One is confident that the entrepreneurial family will be able to improve the situation again. Heger has been LVU President since this year.