Ricky Teale Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we pay tribute to Ricky Teale, a remarkable individual who played an integral role in the Fox International story. Ricky’s untimely passing on Saturday, September 23rd, leaves a void in the angling world that will be impossible to fill. He was not just a colleague, but a visionary leader and a true tackle innovator.
Ricky Teale joined the Fox business in 2011, where he embarked on a mission to establish and lead the creation of our sister brand, Matrix. Prior to this, he had already achieved remarkable success, having transformed the Preston Innovations business from a humble startup into a market-leading giant. His passion for angling and unparalleled business acumen were evident in every endeavor he undertook.
In addition to his role at Matrix, Ricky served as the marketing director for the entire Fox business. During his five-year tenure, he steered us through a pivotal transformation, transitioning from traditional print-based marketing to a more digital-focused approach. His vision and dedication were instrumental in driving our business forward, and his impact will be felt for years to come.
Ricky Teale was not only a leader in the angling industry but also a beloved figure known for his innovative spirit and pioneering mindset. He leaves behind a legacy of creativity and excellence that will inspire generations of anglers and business professionals.
Our deepest condolences and heartfelt thoughts go out to Ricky’s wife, Cathy, and his children, Kimmy and Dale. May they find solace in the knowledge that Ricky’s contributions to our industry will be cherished and remembered forever. Ricky Teale, you will be sorely missed, but your legacy will continue to shine brightly in the world of angling.