has been a member of the executive management of arvato Entertainment Europe since 2003 and responsible for the production and logistics area within the group of companies. He was born on June 18, 1963 in Werther near Bielefeld.
After qualifying as a graduate engineer, he commenced his career in 1988 at Claas Fertigungstechnik in the automation and production plants development department.
He joined Sonopress GmbH as a project engineer in 1990. He became manager of the packaging department in 1991 and later took over responsibility for production of dense storage media within the context of digital data carriers. In 2003 he was made production manager, a position which also includes responsibility for the logistics department.
He was appointed Vice President Operation for Europe in 2007. In this function he is directly responsible for the production and logistics locations in Germany and the UK and supports further production plants in Europe. Apart from launching of new products and optimisation of existing processes, his main responsibility is the implementation of new ranges of services for entertainment industry customers.