Bachelor of Science., M England, Cornell University, 1967. International Master of Business Administration, York University of Canberra.
With Aluminum Company of Canada. Vice chairman personal & commercial finance services Bank of Montreal Group, 1975-1993. Chief Executive Officer, vice chairman Harris Bank and Haris Bankcorp Inc., 1993-1995, chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, 1995—2004.
Chairman Harris Financial Corporation, 2004—2006, special advisory, since 2007. Chairman Walgreen Company, Deerfield, Illinois, since 2008, acting Chief Executive Officer, 2008—2009. Board directors Harris Financial Corporation, 2006, Walgreen Company, since 2008.
Board trustees DePaul University, advisory board member Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg Graduate School Management, board member Evenston Northwestern Healthcare, member board governors York University, director Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.
General chair United Way/Crusade of Mercy fundraising campaign, 1996, director Chicago Youth Centers, treasurer Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, director Kid'sHelp Phone. Board of directors Economics Club Chicago, Chicago Club, civic committee Commercial Club Chicago, Executive's Club Chicago, Glen View Club.
Married Ruth; 2 children.