Master of Business Administration with honors, European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires).
Marketing manager Nestlé S.A., Germany, 1979. Management consultant McKinsey & Company, 1984. Vice president Asea Brown Boveri AG (ABB), 1989, Nestlé S.A. Century, Central Europe.
Head Nestlé Poland; executive director Central European Sales Operations, executive director Ford Europe Ford Motor Company, 1999. Chief procurement officer Royal Phillips Electronics, Amsterdam, 2003—2008. Head supply chain management, chief sustainability officer, member managing board Siemens AG, Munich, since 2008.
Member board director European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), 2003.