Markus Reil studied machine engineering at the Amberg-Weiden University of Applied Science (Amburg, Germany) with a special focus on laser technology, graduating in 2003. Between 2003 and 2007, he worked in several positions to gather professional experience. In 2007 he took part in an in-house education programme at Gerresheimer’s Technical Competence Center in Wackersdorf and received a certificate as “Six-Sigma Black Belt (Grundig Akademie)”. In 2017 Reil was appointed as Head Plant Quality & Global Quality Engineering.