Keiichiro Takahara was born on 1931 in Tokyo, Japan, Japan. Takahara is the founder of Unicharm, maker of Moony and MamyPoko diapers, sanitary napkins and other personal-care goods.
The Tokyo-listed company is run by his son Takahisa.
The aging demographic and growing population in Asia has been a boon for business.
The company gets about half of its revenues from sales in Asia, excluding Japan.
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According to Forbes, Takahara has a net worth of $4.6 billion, as of January 2015.