Bachelor of Business Administration, Ribeirão Preto University, 1973. Master of Business Administration, University Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1978.
Sales supervisor, project analyst adviser, I.A.T.A., Brazil, 1971-1973; planning division manager, Philips Do Brasil, 1975-1983; Chief Executive Officer, JP Indiana Pharmacêutica, Brazil, since 1983.
President Parenteral Solutions Manufacturers Association, Sao Paulo, 1987-1991, Parenteral Drug Association, Brazilian chapter, Sao Paulo, 1991-1995. Member American Management Association, Adminstrs. Regional Council, Rotary.
Married Shirley Aparecida Pellizzer, December 17, 1976. Children: Alessandra Paula, Luciana Mara, André Francisco.