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Article Date: January 2018
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Obituary: Del Hayes

Hayes, one of the first employees of Blue Ribbon Sports and a longtime Nike director, has died at 82. He was one of the original cohort of hard-drinking Nike executives that built the company from an importer of Asics running shoes into a publicly traded company. He served as exec VP of Nike from 1980 until he retired in 1995 and prior to that had been treasurer since 1975. He was a ... Log in to view full article.


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