Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Technology University Kaiserlautern, Germany, 1984.
Engineer Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, 1984—1989, engineering manager, 1989—1991, project leader, 1991—1997, director system engineering, 1997—1998, director advanced engineering, 1998—2003, senior vice president system engineering, since 2003.
Member of Society Automotive Engineers.
Married Manuela M. Becker. Children: Anna F., Matthias L.