Master of Science, Uppsala University, 1963. Postgraduate, Uppsala University, 1966.
Sales representative, Geigy, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1963-1965; regional manager, Pharmacia International AB, Uppsala, 1965-1970; chief Executive officer, Pharmacia International AB, Uppsala, 1976-1977; director marketing, Pharmacia AB, Uppsala, 1970-1973; chief Executive officer, Pharmacia France S.A., Paris, 1973-1976; chief Executive officer, Pharmacia Inc., Piscataway, New Jersey, since 1977. Senior vice president Pharmacia AB, Uppsala, since 1985.
Served to captain Swedish Army Reserve. Member Health Industry Manufacturers Association (board directors), Swedish American Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1989-1992), Royal Round Table.
Married Margareta Lundberg, December 30, 1961 (divorced February 1983). Children: Ulrika, Elisabeth. Married Christina Ofverholm, August 24, 1983.
1 child, Marcus.