Founded his 1st company at the age of 16. A nano – biogas plant research project, building renewable energy supply. The Company received Innovation Award of Schaeffler / FAG Foundtaion and ranked 2nd in a national award competition for the best research project from the Jugend Forscht Foundation. During his corporate studies at Swedish concern SKF, he founded and led several other companies with a total sale volume exceeding 3 million Euro. At that point, Chinese export business was still a freshly new experience.
After selling Boxiland GmbH (international beverage trade), bearing the large potential of China’s growing market, its demand for European and German products and the difficulties of German companies entering Chinese market in mind, Leelosch GmbH was found together with a new partner.