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|Date of death: 2002-09-08 (age 2003-Expression error: Missing operand for -.)|
|Role(s): President of Sega Europe|
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Victor Leslie was the first president of Sega Europe.
A former taxi driver and arcade machine operator, Leslie became president of Sega Europe following a trip to Tokyo, where he approached directors at Sega Enterprises and told them that they needed a local operation in Europe. He was handed the role and then set up an office in London in the 1980s.
Leslie died on Sunday the 8th of September, 2002 of asphyxia; following being stung on the tongue by a wasp at a family BBQ. He was 57.