CEO and founder, MobilCom
May 22, 1952, in Bavaria.
Director of tourism at a Baltic Sea spa from 1986-'89. Marketing director at German rental car company Sixt from 1989-'90. Founded cellular operator MobilCom in 1991. Now under pressure to resign.
Twice married, with two grown children. Races horses as a hobby.
Data: MobilCom, BusinessWeek