Maitrise Sciences Economic, Aix University, France, 1971. Master of Business Administration, Paris University, 1974.
Project manager, Synthese Documentaire, Paris, 1971-1972; project manager, Systembau, Munich, 1973; vice president development, Novotel Asia, Middle East, Paris, 1974-1978; executive vice president, Accor North American, New York City, 1978-1984; president, chief Executive officer, Accor Asia Pacific, Los Angeles, 1984-1988; senior vice president real estate, EuroDisney S.A., Paris, 1988-1992; president, EuroDisney S.A., Paris, 1992-1993; chairman, Chief Executive Officer, EuroDisney S.A., Paris, since 1993.
Chairman Young President Organisation French chapter, 1990. Board directors French Tourism Board. Member Economics Council Confederation French Industries and Superior vena cava syndrome.
Married Martine Monique LeMardeley, June 25, 1977. Children: Emilie, Sebastien.