Takashi Amano

For Takashi Amano's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Olympus seeks deals and redemption after 2011 scandal

Jul 21, 2016

Olympus seeks deals and redemption after 2011 scandal

Five years ago, Olympus Corp. was caught up in the oddest of corporate scandals. Its then-CEO, Michael Woodford, uncovered an accounting scandal at the company that went undetected for years, besmirching the name of a once-proud Japanese maker of digital cameras and medical equipment. ...

Fujifilm's new chief aims to make drug operations profitable

Jun 3, 2016

Fujifilm's new chief aims to make drug operations profitable

Fujifilm Holdings Corp.’s new president, Kenji Sukeno, aims to make its pharmaceutical operations profitable and said the company will consider acquisitions to bolster growth in sectors where it has an existing presence. The company is targeting 20 percent operating margins in its drug operations ...

Hon Hai lag raises Sharp liquidation risk, analyst says

Mar 24, 2016

Hon Hai lag raises Sharp liquidation risk, analyst says

Sharp Corp. is facing an increasing risk of liquidation if a rescue deal with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is delayed further, according to a top-rated analyst tracking the electronics maker. Jefferies Group’s Atul Goyal raised his estimated likelihood of Sharp’s liquidation to a ...