Certified shipping and international trade, London School Foreign Trade, 1966. Student, New York University, 1972. Certified intercultural skills, Abo Akademi University, Turku, 1998.
Member international sales staff Nordisk Transport & Spedition Ab, Stockholm, 1969-1970. Acting general manager/export traffic Nordisk Transport, Incorporated, New York York City, 1970-1973. Sales manager liner department Oy Victor Ek Ab, Helsinki, 1973-1975.
Managing director Finnfreight Oy, 1975-1979. President Finnish Import Services Center, Incorporated, New York York City, 1979-1982. Executive vice president Distribution Services International, Inc., Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1982-1983.
Managing director, partner Interfreight Oy and Oy Fagerman & Co Ab, Helsinki, 1984-1992. Director, director sea/air/liner department DFDS Transport Oy, 1992-1997. Senior consultant ELC Finland Oy/Oy Fagerman & Co Ab, Kauniainen, since 1997.
Member of Finnish Freight Forwarders Association (airfreight committee 1996), Finnish American C. of Chamber (board directors 1980-1983), Finnish American Club 1987-1989, 1996-1998, (chairman 1989, board directors since 2001).
Married Barbara Ann Gleason, January 22, 1972. Children: Camilla, Alex, Robert.