Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Born 1939 in Hamburg, 1959–1964 Studies of German and law in Hamburg and Freiburg i. Br.; first state legal examination. 1965 / 1966 activities for the World University Service in Bonn, 1966-1969 articled clerkship in Hamburg and Berlin with a special focus on commercial property rights and copyright law, including the cartel office in Berlin. 1969-1976 Business affairs at PolyGram Publishing International, responsible as Vice President International for Intersong International and Chappell International. Self-employed attorney since 1976. 1976-1980 Business affairs in addition to legal activities for Aves Records, Avon Records / Schmolzi & Slezak Musikverlage.
Since 1980, specialist in commercial property rights and copyright law particularly for authors and artists in the video, film and label areas.
Since 1993 Lichte Schramm & Scheuermann. Since 1992 member of the Supervisory Board of Edel AG.