Florian Drücke studied law in Berlin and Toulon and finished his law studies in France with the Maîtrise degree. In 2004, he earned his doctorate with a dissertation on French and German competition law. After his legal training which he spent, inter alia, at the Berlin Senate Chancellery, at a law firm in Aix-en-Provence and at an international law firm that specializes in media law the lawyer became Legal Counsel at Bundesverband Musikindustrie e.V. (BVMI – ifpi Germany) in January 2006. In 2008, he took over the legal department and the political lobbying as Head of Legal & Policy, becoming Managing Director in November 2010. In September 2017, Florian Drücke was named CEO and in November 2017, he was elected Chairman of the Bundesverband Musikindustrie.