Member of the Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt; as of
April 2010: Chairman
2004 - 2009
CEO of Leipziger Messe
2001 - 2004
CEO of GHM (Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen mbH)
1997 - 2000
President of Messe Düsseldorf North America
1991 - 1996
Exhibitor Group Director at Messe München GmbH
1990 - 1991
Exhibition Manager at IMAG Internationaler Messe- und
1988 - 1990
Project Manager at forwarding company Schenker
Training to become a freight forwarding agent, Schenker, Munich.
Studied business administration with a focus on foreign trade.
*Born in Munich on 7 October 1963, married with three sons.