He started his career in the car rental industry in 2005 as Manager Business Development for Terstappen Car Rental and then for the Buchbinder Group. Stephan developed the airport business and leisure business into market leadership. He is an expert in rate management and product management and has close relationships with brokers and tour operators. Until 2021, he was Head of Leisure Sales Germany at Europcar Mobility Group. Stephan is now responsible for price & product management and franchise development at wheego.