Chairman of the Board of Directors
studied chemistry at the University of Bonn, obtained his doctorate and habilitation in physical chemistry at the University of Witten-Herdecke. After leading a "battery" research group at the University of Witten-Herdecke, he took over the management of a main department at the Fraunhofer Institute in Pfinztal. As managing director of battery companies, he also became an adjunct professor in physical chemistry at Witten-Herdecke University. Until 2011, in addition to his responsibilities as Head of Research and Development, he was also Chairman of the Management Board of fortu Holding AG. In 2015, he assumed executive responsibility for High Performance Battery Technology GmbH. Since 2018, he has also been Chairman of the Board of Directors of High Performance Battery Holding AG.