Bachelor, Dartmouth University, 1980. Master of Business Administration, University Pennsylvania, 1983.
Account executive Abbott Diagnostics, New York City, 1983-1986. Sales manager Abbott Scandinavia, Stockholm, 1986-1987. Deputy general manager W. Pharmapack, Singapore, Singapore, 1988-1989.
General sales manager AMP Sweden, Stockholm, 1989-1990. Marketing director Electra-Box Diagnostica, since 1991.
Son of and Jean L. West. Married Cecilia Widebäck, June 16, 1984. Children: Nikolaus, Victoria.