Akinobu Ishihara

Akinobu Ishihara, 58, president and chief executive of the home-electronics company Aiwa America Inc., died Aug. 8.

The cause of death was unreported.

Ishihara, who joined Aiwa as president and chief executive in 1991, was also named a director of the parent company, Aiwa Co. Ltd., in 1992.

Before joining Aiwa, he spent 31 years with Sony Corp.

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