Summary: marketing manager of the multinational aerospace company Alenia Spazio S.p.A. in Rome, Italy who was among one of more than 570 Italian tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on vacation along with his Brazilian-born wife Lys Amayo de Benedek D'Avola and the couple's 10-year-old son Gianluca at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: June 12, 1955
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Koh Phi Phi, Thailand