Master of Biology, University Cologne, Germany, 1976. Physician, University Cologne, Germany, 1985. Doctor of Medicine, University Bonn, Germany, 1986.
Head clinical oncology/immunology Knoll AG Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik, Ludwigshafen, Germany, since 1987. Vice president Research and development Fujisawa GmbH, Munich, Germany, since 2001.
Married Ingrid Schramm, October 20, 1983. Children: Marcel, Pascal, Alice.