Born and grew up in the area around Stuttgart, Germany
Degree: Business Administration with Technical Background from the University of Karlsruhe - Germany
Over 20 years experience in Automotive area of joining technologies (e.g. fastening systems, clinching technology and laser welding) with TIER1 suppliers (Bosch, TOX Pressotechnik, RIEDEL)
Business Unit Manager at Bosch Fastening Systyems
Business Development Manager at TOX Pressotechnik
Director of Sales and Marketing at RIEDEL USA Inc.
Since April 2011 VP of US Operations at Laserline, Inc., the largest High Power Diode Laser manufacturer in the world.