After completing his apprenticeship as a machinist at Daimler-Benz AG in Stuttgart, he graduated at the University of Applied Sciences in Esslingen with a degree in engineering. As a young engineer, he gained a wide range of experience in a wide range of industries, primarily in sales, where he was recently very successful through years of international activity. Since July 2018 he has been General Manager of Phototherm Dr. Petry GmbH.