At Olympus, a Drama with Plenty of Twists
Few boardroom scandals have the flair of the one shaking Japan's Olympus Corp. Each new turn brings fresh questions, like who is Hajime Sagawa and how did he score $680 million from the firm?
A company in turmoil is never a pretty sight. But few corporate crises are as ugly -- and strange -- as the one afflicting Olympus Corp. Olympus is a global brand, but its company usually doesn't make headlines. Over the years, most of us have bought at least one of its cameras, binoculars or digital voice recorders, without much thought to its executives