Onetime CEO Of Circuit City Has Died

Onetime CEO Of Circuit City Has Died

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A major Virginia business leader has died. Richard Sharp was the long-time CEO of Circuit City, whose revenues went from $175 million to $10.6 billion while he was at the helm. There was a Circuit City in the Albemarle Square Shopping Center (pictured) until March 2009. Sharp went on co-found CarMax and was a founding investor of popular footwear maker Crocs, Inc. Sharp spent his later years promoting research on Alzheimer’s disease, which claimed his life at the age of 67.

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