Personal Information 

Date of birth: April 15, 1948 

Place of birth: Hamburg, Germany


1970: First State examination in law in Tuebingen

1974: Second State examination in law in Munich

1974: Awarded doctorate (Dr. jur.) in Augsburg

Professional Career 

1975: Klöckner Werke; in-house counsel

1977: Maxhuette, Head of the Legal Department

1980: Various management positions within the BASF Group in 
Germany, England, Spain and Indonesia

1998: Merck KGaA, Head of Accounting and Controlling

2000-12/2011: Merck KGaA, Managing Director / Finance, 
personally liable partner
since 01/2012: retired

Membership in Legally Mandated Domestic Supervisory Boards

Symrise AG, Holzminden, Member of the Supervisory Board

Membership in Comparable Domestic and Foreign Supervisory Bodies

Bâloise Holding AG, Basel, Switzerland, Member of the Board of Directors

Symrise Shares (Xetra)


Tobias Erfurth
Head of Investor Relations

Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1879
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

Annika Stern
Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1547
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

Christian Haverkamp
Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1910
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

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Telephone: +49 (0) 5531/90-0
E-mail: info(at)symrise.com