Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1954.
Vice president, Ralph Destino Ltd., 1955-1970; president, Kenton Wholesale Corporation, 1971-1973; president, Cartier (Far East) Ltd., 1974-1975; president, Cartier Inc., New York City, since 1976; Chairman of the Board, Cartier Inc., New York City, since 1986. Board directors Fashion Institute Technology, Leslie Fay, Hanover Direct.
Board of directors New York City division American Cancer Society, 1980, crusade chairman, 1981-1984, chairman, board, 1986. Member president's county Museum City New York, since 1979. Trustee American Cancer Society Foundation, since 1993.
Trustee Museum Modern Art, since 1994, chairman business committee, since 1994. Board of Governors Gemological Institute American, since 1992. Chairman Fifth Ave Business Improvement District, since 1992.
Member Jewelry Industry Council (director), University Club, Palm Beach Polo Club,24 Karat Club of New York.
Son of Ralph R. and Josephine D. Divorced; 1 son, Ralph, III.