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Olympus to Hold Shareholder Meeting in March or April

December 15, 2011

(Updates with details of reform committee members.)

Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Olympus Corp. said it plans to hold a extraordinary shareholders’ meeting in March or April.

The Japanese endoscope maker, which avoided a deadline for automatic delisting yesterday, also named three members to its management reform committee, according to a statement to Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The three are Kazuo Kawakami, a lawyer and former prosecutor; Motoyoshi Nishikawa, a lawyer and former executive of Nippon Steel Corp.; and Shiro Hiruta, the former president of Asahi Kasei Corp.


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