Doctor degree, University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1961.
Trainee, Philips, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 1953-1955; market researcher, Cotton Council International, Memphis, 1961-1963; marketing director, Kon Gist Fabr., Delft, The Netherlands, 1963-1966; business consultant, McKinsey & Company, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1967-1971; board directors, Stork, Amsterdam, 1972-1979; president of the board directors, Persconbinate, Amsterdam, 1980-1989; president of the board directors, Netherlands Broadcasting Organisation, Hilversam, 1990-1994.
Member Reorganization Department Foreign Affairs Thomassen Committee, 1976. Chairman AmsterdamMuziektheater, National Ballet Amsterdam. First lieutenant Dutch Royal Signal Corps, 1954-1956. M C.
Married Tine Coors (divorced 1984). Children: Dutie Jolein, Merel, Menno.