Anyone been following this article/thread on Oly?

Started Feb 15, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Anyone been following this article/thread on Oly?
Feb 15, 2011

Anyone see this:
http://www.43rumors.com/thom-hogan-what-is-the-future-for-olympus/

Also this:
http://www.43rumors.com/olympus-will-become-less-japanese-bad-financial-results/

It is no wonder they have Michael C. Woodford to cut costs. Wonder if he will put lipstick on a pig and sell it, or if he will streamline the division and then help it innovate. He will need room to run, so nothing is happening in less than 1yr, but maybe Oly could be done by 2015. (It is a possibility given the results dismal market share outside of Japan)

I have to agree with the articles, if Oly does not turn things around, there is no reason for the company to keep its camera division given how well its medical division is doing. One interesting twist is what if Panasonic where to purchase Olympus imaging? Would you stick with 4/3s?

Putting fanboi feelings aside, Oly has to step up or go away.

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