Deputy Chair of Rothschild & Co Europe and Chair of Rothschild & Co Russia and CIS and independent director of Baiterek holding
Education: Universities of Munich, Geneva, Paris, London, Heidelberg and Mainz.
He held various positions in German industry prior to being a Management Board member and Chairman of the Management Board of Rhodia AG. He was Chairman of the Board of Management of Quelle AG (1991-1994) and joined DaimlerChrysler AG as a Member of the Board of Management in (1995). He was Chairman of the Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations of German Industry (1999-2010).
He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TUI AG, Hanover, and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr Bremse AG, Munich, and member of a number of Supervisory and Advisory Boards, including those of Alstom S.A., France, Baiterek NMH, Kazakhstan, and Continental AG, Germany. He also is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild Russia and CIS as well as Vice Chairman Rothschild Europe, Paris/London.