Bachelor of Business Administration, Nyenrode Business School, The Netherlands, 1963.
Management trainee, Curacao Trading Company, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1965-1966; assistant general manager, Curacao Trading Company, Tegucigalpa, Honduras., 1966-1969; management trainee, AK26 Pharmaceutical, Oss, The Netherlands, 1970-1971; general manager, AK20 Pharmaceutical, Caracas, Venezuela, 1976-1981; general manager, Regional Center Africa, Casablanca, Morocco, 1971-1976; regional director, Duphar, Amsterdam, 1981-1983; executive vice president, Duphar, Amsterdam, 1983-1985; president, Duphar, Villeur Banne, France, since 1985; president, Glaxo B.V., Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, since 1989. Consultant in field.
Served as sergeant The Netherlands Service, 1963-1965. Member Country Club.
Married Maria Louise Hendriks, January 27, 1966. Children: Barbara, Bob.