Diploma in Engineering, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1970; Doctor of Engineering, U. Stuttgart, Germany, 1975.
Science assistant, U. Stuttgart, 1970-1975; process engineer, Linde AG, Munich, 1975-1981; manager project development, Lotepro Corporation, New York City, 1981-1985; project manager, Linde AG, 1985-1986; general manager process technical, Linde AG, 1987-1990; general manager process plants section, Linde-Kryo-Chemie-Anlagen-Dresden (Germany) GmbH, 1990-1994; general manager marketing, Linde-Kryo-Chemie-Anlagen-Dresden (Germany) GmbH, 1995; president, representative director, Linde Engineering Far East, Ltd., Seoul, Korea, since 1996.
Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, German Engineering Association.
Married Bohumila Olga Cabak, July 17, 1970. Children: Martin, Barbara.