Stocker to take helm of Japan airbag maker Takata

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TOKYO, May 10 (Reuters) - Japan's Takata Corp said on Friday that Stefan Stocker will become its next president, a change that comes after the company's flawed airbags led to a multi-million vehicle global recall. Stocker, who is currently an corporate officer at the world's second-largest supplier of airbags and seatbelts, will replace Shigehisa Takada, who will become the firm's chairman. The changes are scheduled to take affect on June 26. Japanese automakers ...

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