Chief Executive Officer

Personal particulars

Date of birth: September 18, 1958
Place of birth: Ohlenrode/Landwehr


1985: Chemistry degree
Chemistry PhD

Career history:

1985: various management positions in Research & Development at the Bayer Group, the Haarmann & Reimer-Group und Symrise GmbH & Co KG
2003: Symrise GmbH & Co KG, Global Head of the Aroma Chemicals Division
2004: Symrise GmbH & Co KG, Global Head of Operations
2006: Symrise AG, Global Head of Flavor & Nutrition
since 12/2006: Symrise AG, Member of the Executive Board
since 08/2009: Symrise AG, Chief Executive Officer

Membership of statutory supervisory boards of other German companies


Membership of comparable supervisory bodies (in Germany or abroad)

Rockwool International A/S, Hedehusene, Denmark
Member of the Supervisory Board (until February 2016)
Novozymes A/S, Bagsvaerd, Denmark, Member of the Supervisory Board (until June 8, 2017)