Bachelor, Bachelor of Laws, Rhodes U., Republic of South Africa, 1960; Master of Arts, University of Oxford, England, 1963.
Associate, Fairbridge Arderne & Lawton, Capetown, 1965-1968; marketing and general management, Unilever, Republic of South Africa and England, 1968-1980; president foods division Lever Brothers subsidiary, Unilever, New York City, 1980-1986; president, Guinness American, New York City, 1986-1988; president, The House of Seagram, New York City, 1988-1989; president, Seagram United States of America, New York City, 1989-1991; president, The Seagram Beverage Group, New York City, 1991-1992; president, Tropicana Products, Inc., Bradenton, Florida, 1991-1992; president Consumer Health Group, Sterling Winthrop Inc., New York City, since 1993.
Trustee Institute For The Future. Member Institute for the Future (trustee), Country Club New Canaan (Connecticut), New Canaan Winter Club.
Married Bridget Marion Buchanan, February 3, 1967. Children: Christopher John, Sally Annual.