Born in 1938 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he attended bilingual schools, and studied for three years at the University of Buenos Aires. From there he went to Canada, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Guelph in Ontario. He has held managerial positions in Canada, the United States, Spain and Venezuela, having been involved in the hiring of personnel at different locations and having reached the position of General Manager of Velsicol Chemical Corporation of Venezuela. In June of 1975, he set up D.A. Bell & Asociados to cater the local industries' personnel needs.
he is divorce and is father of George, Michael and Cynthia.