Obituary: Notification of the Passing of Nobuo Tateishi, Former Chairman and Representative Director of OMRON

  • April 18, 2022

Nobuo Tateishi, former Chairman and Representative Director of OMRON, passed away at 1:35 pm on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022, due to renal failure. OMRON would like to express its sincere appreciation for the support and friendship extended to him during his lifetime.

In accordance with the wishes of the deceased, the wake and funeral ceremonies (Chief mourner: Hirohisa Tateishi) were held by close family members only, and this announcement is made after the memorial service.
Please note that the Tateishi family respectfully requests mourners to refrain from making condolatory calls, offers of incense money, funeral offerings, and floral tributes.

We sincerely appreciate your understanding regarding these arrangements.


Name of deceased: Nobuo Tateishi
Date of birth: June 6, 1936 (Age 85)
Date of passing: 1:35 pm, April 12th, 2022

[Career Outline of Nobuo Tateishi]

Mar. 1959 Graduated from Doshisha University (Faculty of Letters, Department of English)
Jun. 1962 Studied Abroad at Columbia Business School
Nov. 2000 Receipt of Honorary Doctor of Culture Degree (Doshisha University)
Professional Career:  
1959 Joined Tateisi Electronics Sales Co., Ltd.
1976 Managing Director, Tateishi Electric Co. (now OMRON Corporation)
1978 Senior Managing Director
1985 Representative Director and Deputy President
1987 Representative Director and Vice Chairman of the Board
1995 Representative Director and Chairman of the Board
2003 Senior Advisor
2011 Special Adviser

Other Roles and Responsibilities:
Mr. Tateishi served as Vice President of the Japan Federation of Employers' Associations (May 1997 to May 2002), Chairman of the International Labor Committee of the Japan Business Federation (May 2002 to May 2010), and Chairman of the Council for Better Corporate Citizenship (CBCC) (May 2000 to May 2010).
He is an honorary Doctor of Culture at Doshisha University. He has been an advisory professor at Nankai University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Fudan University in China.
In 2007, he received the Taylor Key Award from the Society for the Advancement of Management, which is often called the “Nobel Prize for Management”.

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