Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Tufts U., 1959; postgraduate, American International College, 1960-1961; graduate advanced management program, Harvard University, 1980.
Process engineer, Monsanto Company, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1960-1962; marketing manager, then director marketing, Tenneco Plastics, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1962-1968; vice president marketing, Rexene Polymers Company, Paramus, New Jersey, 1968-1973; vice president manufacturing, Rexene Polymers Company, Paramus, New Jersey, 1973-1976; vice president, general manager, Tenneco Chemicals, Inc., Piscataway, 1976-1980; group vice president, Tenneco Chemicals, Inc., Piscataway, 1980-1981; president, chief operating officer, Packaging Corporation American, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982; president, chief Executive officer, Packaging Corporation American, Evanston, Illinois, since 1982. Chairman, president, Tennessee River Pulp and Paper Company. Director Electric Audio Dynamics, Inc.
Board directors Evanston Economic Development Corporation Served with United States Army Reserve, 1959-1960. Member Society Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Paper Institute (board directors), Fourdrinier Kraft Board Group (board directors), Institute Paper Chemistry (trustee) Clubs: Harvard.
Married Jane Ellen Kraft, June 26, 1960. Children: Karen, Debra, Jacqueline.