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Yoshio Tateishi, former president and CEO of Omron Corp., died early Tuesday of pneumonia caused by COVID-19 at a hospital in Kyoto, the electrical appliance maker said. He was 80.

Tateishi, the company’s honorary adviser and honorary chairman of the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was the third son of Omron’s founder Kazuma Tateishi. The former president had been hospitalized due to a virus infection since April 5.

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