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Michael Woodford

Prominent Whistleblower Wins Millions From Disgraced Company

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business

TOKYO (AP) — Former Olympus Corp. Chief Executive Michael Woodford will receive 10 million pounds (1.2 billion yen, $15.4 million) in a settlement o...

Disgraced Company To Lay Off Thousands

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Olympus Corp, hit by a $1.7 billion fraud scandal, plans to shed 2,500 workers and sell an equity stake to either Sony Corp ...

Ex-Olympus CEO Wins Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business

* Hearing for unfair dismissal ends in secret deal * Subject to Olympus board approval June 8 * Woodford had been expect...

Ex-Olympus CEO: 'I Will Most Definitely Be Suing Olympus'

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

TOKYO — The former Olympus Corp. CEO who blew the whistle on dubious spending at the Japanese camera and medical equipment maker said Friday he ...

Ex-Olympus CEO's Bid To Return Looks To Be Doomed

Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Michael Woodford, the ousted boss of Japan's Olympus Corp, has won the battle to force his former employer to admit to more than...

Olympus's Ousted CEO Presses On With Battle To Win Back His Job

Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Tim Kelly) - Olympus Corp's ousted CEO, Michael Woodford, flies to Japan on Tuesday to press on with a battle to win back his job, as media...

Ex-Olympus CEO Says He's Willing To Return To Disgraced Company

Posted 11.25.2011 | Business

The British ex-CEO of Japan's Olympus Corp emerged from a frosty meeting of directors on Friday convinced its board would eventually quit over an ...

Japanese Company Admits To Hiding Investment Losses Dating Back Two Decades

Posted 01.08.2012 | Business

TOKYO (Nathan Layne and Isabel Reynolds) - Japan's Olympus admitted on Tuesday it hid losses on securities investments dating back two decades, bo...