1972   in Aachen / Germany professional photographer since 1996
2003  Silver Venus for best advertising of the year austria
2004   Golden Venus for best advertising of the year / austria
   Golden and Silver Edward for best advert of the year / austria
   selected as one of the 200 best advertising photographers worldwide
 (Lürzers Archiv)
   website selected as one of 100 best in europe
   Invitation from Art-Directors Club New York / Review 2004
 (100 selected photographers worldwide)
2007   200 best advertising photographers worldwide
 (Lürzers Archiv)
2011  200 best advertising photographers worldwide
 (Lürzers Archiv)