CEO and founder, MobilCom


May 22, 1952, in Bavaria.


Director of tourism at a Baltic Sea spa from 1986-'89. Marketing director at German rental car company Sixt from 1989-'90. Founded cellular operator MobilCom in 1991. Now under pressure to resign.


Twice married, with two grown children. Races horses as a hobby.

Data: MobilCom, BusinessWeek

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