Summary: president and managing director of the industrial valves and pipe fittings manufacturing company Douglas Chero S.p.A. based in Italy's Emilia-Romagna region 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 wife Giuseppina Rigamonti at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: February 29, 1928
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand