• Training as a merchant in the wholesale and retail trades
  • Graduation in Business Administration

Business career

  • Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Heidelberg, Germany, Head of sales and service control, Head of corporate marketing, CFO Europe, President Eastern Europe region. Last Position: Senior Vice President of the Heidelberg Group
  • CEO and President of KBA North America Inc., Dallas, USA
  • Managing Director of Schuler Pressen GmbH, Goeppingen, Germany / Head of Technology Field Service, Schuler Group, Goeppingen, Germany   
  • Chairman of the Management Board, AVANCO Group, Herford, Germany


  • Independent advisory board in medium-sized technology companies
  • Management Consulting Restructuring & Transformation