Curriculum Vitae

Work experience (academic)

Since 2008Full Professor of Corporate Transformation & Retail Management
University of Applied Sciences Worms, Germany
Since 2013PhD Supervisor
DMU Business School, DeMontfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom
Since 2011Founder & Academic Managing Director
IIHD Institute | Institute of International Retail & Distribution Management, Mainz & Worms, Germany
2016 – 2017Academic Counsel on Digitalization & Retail Industry
CDU/CSU parliamentary group at the Bundestag
2009, 2013Visiting Professor
Mitchell College of Business, University of South Alabama, Mobile, United States of America

Work experience (non-academic)

2013 – 2018Non-Executive Board Member (Strategy Board)
Recaro Holding GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
2012-2014Non-Executive Board Member (Senior Executive Advisory Board)
BISON IT Services AG, Sursee, Switzerland
2009, 2013Non-Executive Board Member (International Senior Executive Advisory Board)
ZBD Display Ltd., London/ Ascot, United Kingdom
2008 –2019Brain–2008 Divisional Director Corporate Restructuring
Arcandor AG, Essen, Germany & Neckermann GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

Education and Training

2000 Non-Executive Board Member (Strategy Board)
Recaro Holding GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
1998 – 2000 Diplom-Kaufmann EQF Level 7
Joh. Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
1994 – 1997 Diplom-Betriebswirt
Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Karlsruhe, Germany