Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Present

Director Sales&Marketing GSA


Sales and marketing planning of the games line-up, product life cycle- and price management. Excellent knowledge of the mobile games market and personal contacts to the portal managers.

Conducting joint marketing campaigns with licensors, e.g. Universal, Yamaha, Popcap, etc.

Jan 2006 - Present


Agentur Gamepress

Collecting and analysing data of the German Special Intererst press for PC- and Videogames. Selling the Gamepress Report as a marketing and PR analysis tool to most mayor PC- and Videogames publishers. Some clients: Electronic Arts, Atari, Ubisoft, Microsoft, THQ, Sony, etc.

Jun 2006 - Sep 2008

Sales&Marketing manager GSA + Eastern Europe

Vivendi Games Mobile

Setting up the distribution network, contract negotiations, pitching the games line-up, product life cycle- and price management, marketing planning. The position involved extensive travel in Europe.

Sep 2004 - Jun 2006

Business Development Manager

arvato mobile

Conception of the games strategy. Selling mobile content to operators and ISPs worldwide. PR planning, Profit & loss analysis. From 09/2005 head of the games distribution, coordination of three Games Managers.

Apr 2002 - Jun 2003

Content Manager


Conception of a multimedia- and games portal for broadband users via Set-Top-Box (TV) and internet. Evaluating technologies for Games on Demand. Forecasting the usage structure for different games services, calculating costs and setting prices. Negotiations with technology providers and software publishers.

Apr 2000 - Mar 2002

Head of Product Management & Licensing

DTP Neue Medien

Strategic planning of the portfolio and marketing activities for the complete product range. Negotiations with licensors and software developers. Conception of new products. Personnel responsibility for nine employees.

Mar 1998 - Mar 2000

Product management

Hasbro Interactive

Originally employed as Junior Product Manager promoted in 1999.

Product responsibility for the complete life cycle: Sales forecast, planning and conducting marketing campaigns. PR responsibility for the special interest press, organisation of trade- and consumer fair presence. Some of my products were: Driver, Risk, Monopoly, Frogger, Unreal.


1992 - 1998

Diplom Volkswirt

Universität Hamburg

Degree in Economics 1998

Specialities: International Trade & Marketing

Erasmus: One year scholarship at Limburgs Universitair Centrum, Belgium, 1994 - 95



Project Management

developing the multimedia strategy for Hansenet, from first conception over negotiations with technical service providers and content licensors to the development of an effective cost-/price structure. Working closely with various internal departments ensuring customers receive outstanding service.

Content Management

Portfolio planning and optimisation by identifying upcoming market trends, conducting ongoing market analysis and research reviewing performances against targets and internal control measures. Profit & loss analysis. Acquiring appropriate licenses.


Proven track record of highly successful marketing campaigns, expertise in all areas of pproduct management: sales forecasting, life-cycle management, pricing, advertising, online marketing. Supervising creative- and media agencies. Budget responsibility over 1 Mio €.

Account Management

Significant experience in B2B sales. Skilled in maximising revenue from existing accounts. Ability to turnaround poorly performing accounts by building strong working relationships. Territory Management for various European countries.

New Business Development

Consistently gained new customers by researching markets, detecting opportunities, and approaching potential clients as well as identifying customer requirements and matching with suitable products. Highly successful in contract negotiations.

the games market

Deep knowledge of the market of PC- Videogames, Online Games, and Mobile Games, both from a professional and from a personal perspective.


Highly adaptable and results driven professional, with a proven track record of success within sales and marketing. Enthusiastic, determined and resilient, I face problems with a calm and common sense approach. Ability to drive business growth through relationship building and the design and implementation of effective strategies. I am able to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines. The employment at various companies allowed me close insights in different organisation structures and the co-operation with international teams and customers.


Gaming, backpack-travelling (explored 46 countries so far), football (HSV), volleyball, windsurfing, my music collection, watching sports on TV