(1955, German national, Prof.)
Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Board of Partners of the UNIMO-Gerstner Group, Zug/Xanten. Director of various companies. Served as Executive Director and CEO of Markant AG until 2010 and previously as a member of the Management Board of METRO AG, responsible for Strategic Group Purchasing and Food & Retail. He studied business administration and has been an honorary professor at Worms University of Applied Sciences since 2001.