Diploma, University Essen, Germany, 1977.
Executive BP Ltd., Essen, 1970-1972. Research assistant University Essen, 1978-1984. Lecturer University St. Gallen, Switzerland, 1987-1989.
Professor management University Shanghai, China, 1990-1991. Dean faculty polotics and management University Konstanz, Germany, 1992-1993, vice president, 1996-1998.
Member Association University Teachers Economics, Academy Management.
Son of Kurt and Ilse K. Married Ingrid Symolik, January 25, 1974. Children: Robin, Jana.