Summary: interim senior vice president at the Olympic Garden Village Hotel in Beijing, China who was among one of more than 530 German tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the debastating South Asian Tsunami that spread across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on vacation along with his German-born wife Eva Tang and their 9-year-old son Julian at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: May 24, 1960
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand