Initial appointment: 1 June 2004
Term ends: 31 May 2024
Born in 1962. Started his career as an industrial business manager, then enrolled in business administration at the University of Mannheim. Joined Südzucker in 1990. Director of strategic corporate planning, corporate development and investments prior to being appointed to the executive board in 2004. Member of the executive board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG since 2005.