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Minoru Makihara, former Mitsubishi chief, dies at 90

UK-born, Harvard-educated leader bridged group's alliance with DaimlerChrysler

Minoru Makihara, who joined Mitsubishi Corp. in 1956, was appointed president in 1992.

TOKYO -- Minoru Makihara, a former president of Mitsubishi Corp., died at home on Dec. 13 from heart failure, the company confirmed on Monday. He was 90.

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