Master of Laws, University Lyon, 1970. Master of Business Administration, Industry Standard Architecture, 1972.
Managing director, CIGE, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 1972-1977; personnel assistant, Unilever, Paris, 1978; personnel director, CFCI subsidiary of Unilever, Abidjan, 1979-1984; general manager, BDL subsidiary Unilever-Heineken, Njamena, Tchad, 1984-1985; group training manager, UAC subsidiary of Unilever, London, 1985-1987; remuneration director, Unilever, Paris, 1987-1991; manager, Coopers & Lybrand, Lyon, 1991-1992; managing director, Co Sources, France, since 1992.
Member Institute Personnel & Development, Franco British Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Married Catherine Faure, April 22, 1976. Children: Camille, Henri, Clarisse.