Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952. Postgraduate in advanced management program, Harvard University, 1968.
Manager plant Continental Can Company, 1963-1965, general manager engineering, 1965-1970, general manager division, 1970-1971, vice president division, 1971-1973, vice president group, 1973-1975. Executive vice president The Continental Group, Stamford, Connecticut, 1975-1984. Chief executive officer Jessler Corporation, New York City, 1984-1985.
President and chief executive officer Rothschild Ventures Inc., since 1985. Managing director Rothschild, Inc., consultant 1984-1985.
Vice chairman World Wildlife Fund, 1980-1981. Member visiting committee Metropolitan Museum Art, 1979-1983. Served with United States Army, 1943-1946.
Member American Society Metals. Clubs: Economics (New York City), Union League (New York City).
Married Charlotte Helena Furst, June 18, 1948. Children: Steven Michael, Mark David, Douglas Stewart, Ann Leslie.