Dear InterNations Lausanne,
It is with our deepest regret and condolences that we wish to inform you of the below.
Alexandre "Alex" Roberto Black Born 21 September Protected content , Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil Died 16 January Protected content , Lausanne, Switzerland of pneumonia Single, survived by parents Bob Black and Norma Matheus Black, brother Eduardo, sister Mariana Rogerino, brother-in-law Devin; Grandfather Lourenço Matheus; Aunt and Uncles Cida, Lourenço Jr., Carlos and Marcelo; Cousins Lourenço Netto , Gustav, Felipe and Natalia. A Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA). A Graduate of Lawrence University with a Master's degree from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California.
Served in the United States Army as a Civil Affairs Linguist. Alex was fluent in Portuguese, English, German, Russian, and Spanish and had working proficiency in French, Arabic and Farsi. Lived in Switzerland for the past 8 years working for SICPA Security Systems in Lausanne and previously for Syngenta Crop Protection in Basel.
Alex lived, studied and worked in 5 countries. He loved traveling having visited over 22 countries exploring their history, culture and cuisine; he would daily read periodicals from many more. He was a student of history.
Private services to be held when his remains are returned to the USA.
On behalf of the entire InterNations team, our thoughts are with his family and friends in this time of need.
Your InterNations Quality Assurance Team.