Cause of death was complications from the infection.
Founder of Amway billionaire Richard DeVos passed away Thursday at the age of 92 years. It is reported Bloomberg.
The businessman died at his home in Ada township, Michigan. Cause of death was complications from the infection. In 1997 DeVos suffered a heart transplant.
In 1959, DeVos and his friend Jay van Adel founded the Amway Corporation, specializing in the production of household chemicals and cosmetics. DeVos took the presidency of the company until 1993, and then began to do charity work. The company’s sales in 2017 amounted to $ 8.6 billion, stated on the company website. According to the magazine Forbes, the DeVos and his family is estimated at 5.5 billion dollars.
Member of the Republican party of the United States. His son, dick DeVos, was proposed as a candidate of the Republican party for Governor of Michigan in 2006, but lost the election to Jennifer Granholm.