Master of Business Administration, Higher Education Commission, 1980.
Assistant/product manager Procter and Gamble, France, 1983-1989. Manager Boston Consultant Group, Paris, 1989-1991. Marketing director Benckisen Italy, 1991-1996.
General manager Henkel Italy, 1996-1998. Senior vice president Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien, since 1998.
With French Navy, 1980-1982.
Children from previous marriage: Magali, Alexandre, Matteo. Married Marzia Porta, May 12, 2000.