Bachelor cum laude, Princeton University, 1953. Postgraduate, University Strasbourg, France, 1954. Master of Arts in International Economics with honors, Tufts University, 1955.
Foreign service officer United States Department State, 1955-1960. Private counsellor, economic advisor Prince Rainier III of Monaco, 1960-1964. Vice president, executive assistant to president Grand Bahama Port Authority Ltd., Freeport, 1965-1967.
Senior vice president finance, administration and operations Revlon International Corporation, New York City, 1967-1972. Corporation senior vice president, director office strategic projects W.R. Grace & Company, 1972-1982. Strategic planning consultant Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1983-1993.
Vice chairman Hill Thompson Capital Markets, 1993-1997.
Trustee, chairman emeritus Lycée Francais New York. Member Princeton Club New York, New York Athletic Club, Sarasota Yacht Club, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Joan Clements, April 3, 1954 (divorced 1977). Children: Charles, W. Gregory, Pamela, Eric. Married Berteline Baier, November 21, 1980.