Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics, University Toronto, 1965. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1982.
With Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company, Newport Beach, California, since 1963, actuarial assistant, 1966-1969, successively assistant actuary, associate actuary, assistant vice president, Second vice president, vice president individual insurance, 1969-1980, successively vice president individual finance, senior vice president corporation development, executive vice president individual insurance, 1980-1987, president, 1987—1990. Chief Executive Officer Pacific Life Insurance Company, 1990—2007, chairman, 1990—2008. Board directors Pacific Life Insurance Company, since 1997, Irvine Company, Edison International.
Dir & past chairman American Council Life Insurers, Association California Life & Health Insurance Companies, Health Insurance Association American.
Trustee South Coast Repertory 1984-1994, president 1992-1994. Board director Orange County Perf. Arts Center 1995-1998, California City of C.
Chairman Public Policy Institute California. Fellow Society of Actuaries (member numerous committees). Member American Academy Actuaries (committee on dividend principals and practices, 1978), Pacific States Actuarial Club, Los Angeles Actuarial Club (secretary 1974-1975, president 1978-1979).
Married Marilyn Sutton. Children: Stephen, Paul, Matthew, Meagan.