Tony Hsieh, retired CEO of Las Vegas-based on-line shoe retailer Zappos.com, has died.
Hsieh was with household when he died Friday, based on a press release from DTP Firms, which he based. Downtown Partnership spokesperson Megan Fazio says Hsieh handed away in Connecticut, KLAS-TV reported.
“Tony’s kindness and generosity touched the lives of everybody round him, and eternally brightened the world,” the DTP Firms assertion stated. “Delivering happiness was all the time his mantra, so as a substitute of mourning his transition, we ask you to hitch us in celebrating his life.”
No particulars had been launched on how he died.
Hsieh lately retired from Zappos after 20 years main the corporate. He labored to revitalize the Las Vegas space.
“Tony Hsieh performed a pivotal function in serving to remodel Downtown Las Vegas,” Gov. Steve Sisolak tweeted Friday night time. “Kathy and I ship our love and condolences to Tony’s household and mates throughout this tough time.”