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Arthur Ryan
Born Arthur St. John Ryan
1935 (age 85–86)
Dublin, Ireland
Died 8 July 2019 (aged 83)
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation
Nationality Irish
Spouse
Alma Carroll (m. 1978)
Children
  • Jess Ryan
  • Barry Ryan

Arthur Ryan (1935 – 8 July 2019) was an Irish businessman. He was known as the founder of Primark. In 2009, Ryan gave up his day-to-day control of the firm as chief executive but became chairman instead. Ryan was born in Dublin.

Ryan died at the age of 83 following from a short illness in Dublin.

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