• Kyodo


Former Olympus Corp. Chief Executive Officer and President Michael Woodford arrived in Japan on Wednesday to meet with investigative authorities probing the camera and medical equipment maker’s admitted coverup of investment losses.

Woodford, who was dismissed from his posts Oct. 14 after calling into question the company’s dubious and exorbitant advisory fees in connection with its acquisition in 2008 of a British medical equipment maker, told reporters he wants reassurances that Japanese authorities will investigate the matter “in a thorough and complete way.”

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