Tony Hsieh, retired CEO of Las Vegas-based on-line shoe retailer Zappos.com, has died.
Hsieh was with household when he died Friday, in response to an announcement from DTP Corporations, 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 perpetually brightened the world,” the DTP Corporations assertion stated. “Delivering happiness was at all times his mantra, so as a substitute of mourning his transition, we ask you to affix us in celebrating his life.”
No particulars had been launched on how he died.
Hsieh just lately retired from Zappos after 20 years main the corporate. He labored to revitalize the Las Vegas space.
“Tony Hsieh performed a pivotal position in serving to remodel Downtown Las Vegas,” Gov. Steve Sisolak tweeted Friday evening. “Kathy and I ship our love and condolences to Tony’s household and pals throughout this tough time.”