is not just that, but also holds an officer’s commission after serving with the German military for many years. He later worked in purchasing and processing for the pharmaceutical giant Bayer, before joining Telonic in 2005, where he handles processing and logistics. In his free time, he likes to be out and about on both land and water, running or in a canoe. He also prefers reading good books on real paper. He also enjoys cultivating the local Rhineland culture.