Bachelor in Psychology, Gettysburg College, 1973. Postgraduate, Medical School University Basel, 1976.
Area manager Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland, 1981-1983. New business opportunities manager Mundipharma AG, 1984-1985. Manager licensing G.D. Searle and Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1985-1986, director licensing, Europe, 1987-1989, senior director licensing, 1989-1990, senior director Asia/Pacific operations, 1990-1992.
Executive vice president, chief operating officer Alexion Pharma, Cheshire, Connecticut, 1992—2002, president, chief operating officer New Haven, 2002—2009, also board directors, 2002—2009. President The Keiser Foundation, since 2010. Board directors Junior Achievement Southwest New England.
Board directors Connecticut United Research Excellence, Connecticut Business Industry Association, 2007. With Swiss Army, 1978-1985.
Board of directors A Better Chance, Madison, Connecticut With Swiss Army, 1978-1985. Member Licensing Executives Society.
Married Barbara Ann Biecher, August 28, 1976. Children: Stephanie, Amanda, Joseph.