Doctor of Medicine, University Milan, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemotherapy, University Milan, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Haematology, University Pavia, Italy, 1982.
Research assistant, National Cancer Institute, Milan, 1978-1981; project leader, Bayer Pharma Research Center, Wuppertal, Germany, 1981-1984; associate director, Ares-Serono, Geneva, 1984-1986; business unit manager, Schering-Plough, Milan, 1986-1990; director licensing and acquisitions, Parke-Davis, Milan, since 1990.
Member Italian Society Hematology, Italian Society Cancerology.
Married Angelika Ludwig, March 11, 1991. 1 child, Nina.