Michael Woodford, former President and CEO of Olympus

March 19th, 2012

France 24
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.

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