Chairman of the executive board, REWE-Zentral AG, Cologne, Germany. Chairman of the executive board REWE Zentralfinanz A.G. Member Executive Board REWE-Prüfungsverband e.V.
Member administration board Deutsche Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt. Member of advisory board Rhineland-Westphalia R&V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Wiesbaden.
Member Central Association Co-operative Wholesale and Service Companies (deputy chairman).
Married Monika Emser. Children: Roman, Robert, Maja.