Bio: Cornelius Schnitzler.
Background: Schnitzler leads the Arkansas Economic Development Commission office in Berlin. The office, which opened in July, is the state's base of operations in Europe, where it aims to maintain existing business relationships and cultivate new ones. Schnitzler, 36, previously worked as a management consultant and project leader at the European Centre of Expertise for the Healthcare Industry EEIG, an international business association specializing in building hospitals, clinics and other medical and nonmedical infrastructure. Before that, he worked and studied at the Department of Economics and Gottingen Laboratory of Behavioral Economics at the University of Gottingen, where he received his Ph.D. in economics.