Olym­pus se­lects can­di­dates for Chair­man and Pres­i­dent

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Olym­pus Corp. is ex­pected to elect Ya­suyuki Ki­moto, Pres­i­dent of Ja­pan Re­search In­sti­tute Ltd., to serve as its next chair­man. The ap­point­ment will be put to a vote at its share­hold­ers meet­ing. Olym­pus also plans to pro­mote Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer, Hiroyuki Sasa to the post of Pres­i­dent. Sasa is ex­pected to com­mand his years of ex­pe­ri­ence, in­clud­ing ex­per­tise cul­ti­vated through such po­si­tions as head of de­vel­op­ment as well as mar­ket­ing at sub­sidiary Olym­pus Med­i­cal Sys­tems Corp. Also, Olym­pus will nom­i­nate six out­siders, in­clud­ing Asahi Ka­sei Cor­po­ra­tion’s se­nior ad­viser, Shiro Hiruta and for­mer Kao Cor­po­ra­tion’s chair­man Takuya Goto, to a new 11-mem­ber board that share­hold­ers will vote this month.

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