Graduate pharmacist with industry option, University Montpellier, 1972. Graduate, Pharmaceutical Industry Institute, France, 1973. Graduate, French Institute Management, 1980.
Biopharmacist, R/D Labaz laboratories, Bordeaux, France, 1975-1977; manager technical engineering and new science, Centre Pharmaceutique Europeen Sanofi, Bordeaux, France, 1977-1983; director development and quality assurance, Parke Davis France, Paris, 1983-1987; director science affairs, Parke Davis France, 1987-1992; director product engineering and regulatory services, Warner Lambert Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 1992-1993; vice president quality assurance and regulatory affairs, Parke Davis Europe, Brussels, Belgium, since 1993.
Member Sciences and Pharmaceutical Techhniques (group leader 1977-1983), French Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association.
Married Marie Christine Castel, April 3, 1971. Children: Christophe, Celine, Olivier.