PARK CITY, Utah. — Former Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh, died Friday, Nov. 27 in Connecticut due to injury complications from a Nov. 18 house fire. According to the Associated Press, Hsieh had recently become a Parkite after spending time in Park City this summer and buying around eight homes in the area.
Zappos released a statement on Twitter about the loss of their former CEO and “visionary”.
It is with very heavy hearts that we are sharing some very sad news, as we have learned that Tony passed away earlier today (11-27-20). The world has lost a tremendous visionary and an incredible human being. We recognize that…https://t.co/RUMNOFrItZ pic.twitter.com/NSAFGW8p4L
— Zappos.com (@Zappos) November 28, 2020
In a statement, Zappos, invites those who wish to celebrate Hsieh, “to share your memories of the ways he brightened your life” to CelebratingTony@zappos.com. They will share submissions with his family.