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Former US Ambassador throws support behind Toshiba board chair

Both Nagayama and Roos served as independent directors at Sony

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos, left, and Toshiba Board Chairman Osamu Nagayama. (Source photos by Reuters)

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos on Saturday endorsed the continued leadership of Toshiba Corp Board Chairman Osamu Nagayama, who has come under intense pressure to resign amid a deepening crisis at the Japanese conglomerate.

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