Ex-Olympus Director Sets Up Web Site for Employees, Shareholders Who Support Michael Woodford’s Return as CEO

Mr. Koji Miyata, a retired director of Olympus, has set up a web site to collect the names of those employees, ex-employees, and shareholders of Olympus who support the return of Michael Woodford as CEO and President of Olympus.

Here is the English version of the web site, with a separate page with a message to employees from Mr. Woodford, who is still a member of the board of Olympus:

Web site:


Letter from Mr. Woodford:


The Board Director Training Institute (BDTI) is a "public interest" nonprofit in Japan dedicated to training about directorship, corporate governance, and related management techniques. It is certified by the Japanese government to conduct these activities as a regulated nonprofit. Read a summary about BDTI here, and see a menu of its services for both corporations and investors here.

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