Summary: president and chief executive officer of Scandinavia's largest hotel chain Best Western Hotel in Sweden from 1998 to 2003 who had recently signed a contract with a construction contractor to begin construction of several upcoming hotels in the spring of 2005 after he and his business partner Thomas Soderlund recently bought land in New York City for their future hotel projects and wrote an agreement governing the pair's relationship with the joint company JT Group.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: June 25, 1965
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand