Former Olympus CEO Michael Woodford
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Michael Woodford gives up Olympus job hope

The British businessman who was ousted as chief executive of the Japanese camera-maker, Olympus, has abandoned his attempts to get his job back.

Michael Woodford was sacked last year after exposing a major accounting scandal at the company. He said he had failed to secure the backing of any investors.

The BBC's Roland Buerk reports from Tokyo.

  • 06 Jan 2012
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