CPLF, University Paris, 1976. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, 1977.
Field engineer, Schlumberger Ltd., Indonesia, India, 1977-1979; project engineer, Penske Corporation, Maineville, Ohio., 1979-1980; project manager, Penske Power Systems, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1980-1981; sales manager, Penske Power Systems, Maineville, 1981-1982; director international marketing, Gas Turbine Corporation, East Granby, Connecticut, 1982-1984; vice president engineering, Indiana Energy Corporation, Hartford, Connecticut, 1984-1988; manager general set engineering, Detroit Diesel Corporation, 1988-1989; vice president sales, Detroit Diesel Corporation, 1989-1992; vice president business development, Detroit Diesel Corporation, since 1992. Board directors Eta Thermal Systems Corporation, Canton, Connecticut.
Director Bloomfield Hills (Michigan) Youth Soccer League, 1990. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate, cogeneration committee 1990).
Married Aude Marie Odile Courcelle, August 9,1980. Children: Geoffroy Courcelle, Adelaide Putnam, Jean-Charles d'Anthenaise.