Yoshizo Shimano, Former President of the Bike Parts Giant, Dies

Yoshizo Shimano, the fourth president of the nearly 100-year-old bicycle parts manufacturer and the man who made Shimano into the global behemoth it is today, has died. He was 85.

Shimano was the third son of company founder Shozaburo Shimano. He became president in 1995, following his brothers Shozo and Keizo. Shimano today is a household name in bicycle parts with $3.3 billion in annual sales.

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