Roland Michel




Age: 52


Summary: co-founder, chief executive officer and managing director of the Swiss railway equipment manufacturing company Winpro AG (formerly known as Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works Ltd.) who had recently assumed responsibility for the systematic development and expansion of foreign production of Stadler Rail Group as Head of the International Division was immediately entrusted, in which Winpro's start-up company went through a management buyout from the remaining business of SLM that was renamed as Sulzer-Winpro AG in 2001 and has since established itself as a bogie suppliers and 3R-business (repairs, revisions, refit) outstanding in the market.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: 1952


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Khao Lak, Thailand