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Yoshio Tateishi, former Omron president, dies of coronavirus

Son of founder pursued internal change at Kyoto-based electronic parts company

Yoshio Tateishi, a former president of Omron, also served as head of the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

KYOTO -- Yoshio Tateishi, a former president of Japanese electronic parts and medical device maker Omron, died Tuesday at a hospital in Kyoto after being infected with the novel coronavirus. He was 80.

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