The Business Interview
March 19, 2012
Tom burges Watson talks to Michael Woodford, former President and CEO of Olympus. He was one of the first non-Japanese to rise to the top of a major multinational in the world’s number three economy, but his time as CEO of Olympus was short-lived. Halfway through last year he uncovered financial irregularities on a massive scale and after weeks of pressing them, the answer they eventually gave him was a one-way ticket from Tokyo back to London.