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'Despite my having done the right thing, none of the major Japanese institutional shareholders have offered one word of support to me.' Michael Woodford, the harried ex-CEO of Olympus, has dropped his bid to return to the camera and medical devices firm, after being frozen out by the board of investors. 'I get fired ... for doing the right thing,' says the whistleblower. 'And they [current management] are still there.'

by Rebecca Burn-Callander
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

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