After graduating in Business from the University of Cologne, Ralf started his career at Linde AG with responsibilities in all divisions with a special focus on finance and marketing and sales. He then joined Villeroy&Boch Group as board member in charge of the tableware division. Between 2006 and 2015, he ran the EMEA division of HysterYale Materials Handling Group located in London.

In 2015 he became a Chairman of the Advisory Board at ECI- Meyer&Söhne in Germany.


  • Logistics
  • Materials Handling
  • Consumer Goods
  • Industry
  • Chemistry
  • Start-Ups

Ralf enjoys various kind of sports and is engaged in helping refugees to integrate into German society.