Bachelor of Science in Engineering Chemistry, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1982. Master of Business Administration in International Business and Finance, Babson College, 1988.
Assistant operations manager, Schott-Zwiegel Glass Inc., Yonkers, New York, 1983-1984; new product engineer, Freudenberg andCo., Weinheim, Federal Republic Germany, 1984-1985; senior finance analyst, Freudenberg North America, North Andover, Massachusetts, 1988-1992; manager sales administration, Freudenberg-Nok, Plymouth, Michigan, 1989-1992; manager Mexico operations, Freudenberg-Nok, Plymouth, Michigan, since 1992.
Member American Medical Association, Society Automotive Engineers.
Married Lilli Maria Kappler, September 15, 1990.