Bachelor of Business Administration, Western Illinois University. Master of Business Administration, Northern Illinois University.
Vice president marketing V. Mueller Division, American Hospital Supply Corporation. Various positions Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois, 1986—1990, divisional vice president, general manager hospital products business sector, 1990—1993, vice president hospital products business sector, 1993—1996, vice president MediSense, Inc., 1996—1998, vice president Abbott HealthSystems, 1998—1999, senior vice president chemical and agricultural products, 1999—2000, president hospital products division, 2000—2004. Chief Executive Officer Hospira Inc.
(spin-off from Abbott Laboratories), Lake Forest, since 2004. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Hospira Inc., since 2007.
Board director Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Member Healthcare Leadership Council, AdvaMed. Member civic committee Commercial Club Foundation.
Member of Economic Club Chicago, Executives Club Chicago.
Married; 3 children.