URGENT: Kazuo Inamori, founder, honorary chairman of Kyocera Corp. dies

Economy Society

Kazuo Inamori, founder and honorary chairman of electronics maker Kyocera Corp. who made the Kyoto-based company a leader in its field, has died, the company said Tuesday. He was 90. In 2010, Inamori became chairman of Japan Airlines Co. in response to a plea from the Japanese government and helped turn the struggling airline's fortunes around.

Kyodo News

Kyodo News Society