Ricky Sasaki, global chief executive officer of Theory and senior executive officer of Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., died Tuesday of stomach cancer. Sasaki, 60, was in Tokyo at the time of his death.
Sasaki, whose career spanned four decades and took him from his native Japan to New York, Hong Kong and back to Tokyo, played an instrumental role in building Theory into a global contemporary powerhouse. He also served as ceo of Link Theory Japan, and co-ceo of Fast Retailing France SAS.
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