Please find below the main stages of my academic and professional vita.

Education / Studies

1975 – 1984 Secondary school with general qualification for university entrance
1984 – 1985 Military service
1986 Practical training at a banking house
1987 – 1990 Business management studies at an university of applies sciences, study course international management, with a degree in business administration (Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH)) Diploma thesis covering the contribution of cost accounting to early detection of corporate crises (published in “Jahrbuch für Fach- und Führungskräfte des Rechnungswesens 1992″ as a shortened version – unfortunately only available in German for the time being)

Vocational Stages

1990 – 1994 Robert Bosch GmbH Plant controlling with an automotive supplier: controlling of overhead costs, target costing, manpower requirements calculations
1994 – 1995 Horten AG Logistics controlling with a trading concern: stock and costs analysis
1995 – 1997 Mannesmann Sachs AG Internal accounting with an automotive supplier: month-end closing procedures, sales volume, profit margin and operating profit analysis, project work dealing with the unification of a business area´s systems and processes
since 1998 Miscellaneous Professional activity as an external consultant and an internal application administrator in the area of SAP® Finance and Controlling (for details please refer to SAP® projects and functions)