He started to work in the car rental industry in 2005 as Manager Business Development for the Terstappen Autovermietung and then for the Buchbinder Group. Stephan developed the airport business and the leisure business to the market leadership position. He is an expert on rate management and product management and has strong relationships with brokers and tour operators. Until 2021 he was Head of Leisure Sales Germany of the Europcar Mobility Group. Now Stephan is responsible for price & product management and for the franchise development at wheego.