Bachelor, GSBA, 1991. Master of Business Administration, AWU, 1994.
Manager Von Roll Ltd., Gerlafingn, 1986-1987, Swiss Volksbank, Bern, 1987-1990, assistant vice president, 1990-1992. Director sales and marketing UTC Japan K.K., Tokyo, 1992-1994, president, 1994-1997, PubMed Central Asia Pacific Ltd., Hong Kong, since 1997, PubMed Central Japan K.K., Tokyo, since 1997. Directorships FJD Japan K.K., Tokyo, 1995-1997.
Member American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, ICCJ, Tokyo American Club.
Married Yumi Takeda, December 19, 1993. 1 child, Jennifer.