LONDON — Rosalía Mera, Spain’s richest woman, who founded and built Inditex with her former husband Amancio Ortega, has died, the company confirmed Friday.
“The Inditex Group is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Rosalía Mera. The group wishes to send its sincere condolences to her loved ones and friends at this extremely difficult time, after the loss of a person who contributed so much to the origins and development of the company,” the company said.
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