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Japan’s Richest Person Builds $38 Billion Automation Fortune

(Bloomberg) — Takemitsu Takizaki, the founder of electronic-sensor maker Keyence Corp., has overtaken Uniqlo billionaire Tadashi Yanai to become Japan’s richest person.Takizaki is worth $38.2 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, after his company’s shares almost doubled from the start of last year through Monday’s close. Fast Retailing Co.’s Yanai, who’s lost more than a fifth of his wealth in 2021, has a net worth of $35.5 billion.It’s an example of how the wealth landscape

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