Summary: longtime owner and vice chairman of the window company TTM Tortechnik Mathis in Hohenems, Austria who was among one of more than 585 Austrian 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 a holiday along with his wife Monika Feuerstein at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: October 25, 1948
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand