Educated, Ecole Libres des Science Politiques, Paris.
With Caisse Centrale de la France d'Outre-Mer, 1949—1955, Banque Rothschild, 1955—1958. Chief operating officer Compagnie Financiere pour l'Outre-Mer, 1958, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, since 1981. Chief Executive Officer Warburg Paribas Corporation, 1974.
Supervised merger A.G. Becker and Warburg Paribas Group, 1975. Executive vice president Compagnie Financiere de Paribas, 1975—1979, senior executive vice president world banking and finance division, 1979—1982, deputy president, 1982—1983, president, 1983—1985. Senior advisor Merrill Lynch and Company, New York City, since 1985.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Compagnie de Gestion d'Investissements Internationaux, 1977, AG Becker Paribas, since 1983. Director companies France and abroad. Officer French Navy, 1947-1948.