Bachelor of Science, University Georgia, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1962; Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1959.
Sales manager resins, Celanese Coatings Company, Louisville, 1971-1974;
vice president, general manager resins, Celanese Specialty Company, Louisville, 1974-1975;
vice president sales, Celanese Chemical Company. New York City and Dallas, 1975-1978;
vice president planning, Dallas, 1979-1981;
director strategic planning, Celanese Corporation, New York City, 1981-1982;
president, chief Executive officer, Celanese Canada Inc., Montreal, Quebec, 1982-1984;
president, Celanese Fibers Operations, New York City, 1984-1985;
group vice president, Celanese Corporation, New York City, 1985-1987;
president, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Somerville, New Jersey, since 1987;
chief operating officer, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Somerville, New Jersey, 1987;
Chief Executive Officer, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Somerville, New Jersey, since 1987;
president, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Somerville, New Jersey. Director Celanese Canada, Inc., Bank Montreal Mortgage Corporation, 1983-1984, Manville Corporation, Thomas and Betts Corp.
Member Canada advisory board Allendale Insurance Company, Montreal, 1983-1984.
Board trustee Hampton University Served to captain United States Air Force, 1962-1965. Member Society Chemical Industry (board directors Canada section 1983), American Chemical Society, Chemical Institute Canada, Chemical Manufacturers Association (executive committee, board directors), Fiddlers Elbow Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Katy Coe, March 24, 1989.