France mourns head of industrial icon Michelin

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By Jean-Philippe Baille CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, May 27 (Reuters) - France reacted with shock on Saturday to the accidental death of Edouard Michelin, the head of the world's largest tyre maker regarded as one of the icons of French industry for more than a century. Michelin, 43, one of France's youngest business leaders, was drowned in a boating accident off the Brittany coast during a fishing trip on Friday, leaving six children. "France has lost a very great company leader," ...

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