Geboren op 24mei 1943 in Kortrijk

Burgerlijk ingenieur elektrotechniek (KU Leuven).

Postgraduaat in management science, University of Manchester

Ph. D in business administration Cornell University

1967: docent Cornell University (o.m. marketing)

1970: docent management science, P.Sloan School of Mgt (M.I.T)

1973: professor Ufsia, directeur European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management

1984: professor Insead waarvan decaan (1986-92)

1992: decaan Nyenrode

1996: decaan TiasNimbas

2009: bestuurder UAMS