BA, International Business School, Copenhagen; Executive Programs, Harvard. Former: management positions in marketing and distribution, Oracle and Digital Equipment. 1995-2001, various management positions with Compaq, including 2001-02, Vice-President and General Manager, EMEA Region. 2002-04, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Hewlett Packard, EMEA. With Henkel 2005-2007: 2005-07, Executive Vice-President; 2007-08, Vice-Chairman of the Management Board; since 2008, Chief Executive Officer. Since 2016: CEO of adidas. Member of the Board: Bertelsmann, Germany; Danfoss, Denmark; Anheuser-Busch InBev, Belgium.