Doctor of Philosophy Organic Chemistry, University Dortmund, Germany, 1983.
Laboratory head Research and Development, Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1985-1989, laboratory head process technical Germany, 1989-1991, assistant plant manager Germany, 1991-1994, plant and project manager Research and Development Germany, since 1994.
Member Association Academy Employees (director company group since 1999).
Married Felizitas Junkers, June 14, 1983. Children: Alex, Tanja, Miriam, Mareike.