|Dipl.-Mathematiker (Degree in mathematics)|
|1972 - 1985||Standard Elektrik Lorenz AG |
Head of "Manufacturing Control and Material Management for Communications Engineering Group", etc.
|1985 - 1992||Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm GmbH |
Head of "Subsystems and Components" production line, etc.
|1992 - 1997||TEMIC Telefunken microelectronic GmbH|
Managing Director and Vice Chairman of the Management Board
|1997 - 2012||Rheinmetall AG|
Chairman of the Board of Management of Rheinmetall Elektronik AG
Member of the Board of Management of Rheinmetall AG
|2000 - 2012||Chairman of the Board of Management of Rheinmetall AG|
Member of the Supervisory Board of Dürr AG since 2012
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Dürr AG since 2013
- ElringKlinger AG*, Dettingen/Erms (Chairman)
- MTU Aero Engines AG*, Munich (Chairman)
* listed on stock exchange