Curriculum vitae

1943   Born in Görlitz-Moys (Silesia)
1946 - 1960   Görlitz (GDR): School and horticultural training in the family nursery business
1960 - 1961   Training in floriculture and tree nurseries in Aachen, Germany
1961 - 1962   Switzerland: Horticulture internships at Swiss floriculture companies
1962 - 1963   Stuttgart-Hohenheim: Horticulture studies
1963 - 1964   Sweden: Horticulture studies
1964 - 1967   Freising-Weihenstephan: Horticulture studies
1968 - 1985   ASB Group: Manager of experimental nursery, Managing Director since 1982
1986   Plantaflor, Vechta: Managing Director
1987 - 1989   Floragard, Oldenburg: Member of the Executive Board
1989 - 1993   DOM Samen, Kevelaer: Managing Director
1994   Foundation of Terracult GmbH in Sankt Augustin, Germany
2013   Sale of Terracult GmbH
2013   Consultant for raw materials and substrates