Masatoshi Ōkōchi

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Masatoshi Okochi
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Born (1878-12-06)December 6, 1878
Tokyo, Japan
Died August 29, 1952(1952-08-29) (aged 73)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Businessman

Masatoshi Okochi (大河内正敏 Ōkōchi Masatoshi?, 1878 – 1952) was a scientist and business executive. He was the third president of the RIKEN Institute, a position which he assumed in 1921 and held for 25 years. During this period, he was notable for establishing the RIKEN Konzern, a zaibatsu of companies which focused on utilizing RIKEN's research results to produce commercial products.


  • [1] – Information about the history of RIKEN