Chief executive officer, Mercedes-Benz US International Inc.
Born: 29 March 1958
Education: Technical Academy, Esslingen; Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen
Languages: German, English
Marital status: Married, one daughter
1993: President and CEO of MBUSI
1992: Project manager, Mercedes four-wheel-drive feasibility study
1991: Head of Mercedes-Benz advisory board on light-truck strategy in Europe, heavy trucks in Latin America
1989: Member of the chairman of the board's staff at Mercedes-Benz AG
1988: Daimler-Benz's organization and data management department.
1986: Administration, Hewlett-Packard GmbH
1983: Management training, Trumpf Maschinebau