Olympus Selected as one of the Morning Call Top Workplaces for 2014

     Olympus Selected as one of the Morning Call Top Workplaces for 2014

Annual Award Honors Best Places to Work Based on Employee Surveys

PR Newswire

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Olympus, a precision
technology leader in designing and delivering innovative opto-digital
solutions in healthcare, life science and consumer electronics products,
announced today that the Company has been selected as one of The Morning Call
Top Workplaces for 2014.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback, gathered
by Workplace Dynamics, a leading research firm on organizational health and
employee engagement. The results show that overall Olympus employees feel
positive about the workplace, the direction of the company, their contribution
to Olympus and their manager.

Findings of the survey, which received an 84 percent response rate from
Olympus employees, highlight that more than half of Olympus employees:

  oRate Olympus high for company direction, citing confidence in Olympus
    leadership and belief that the Company operates by strong values and
    ethics
  oGive their manager positive or very positive ratings
  oGive the Company positive marks for flexibility and work/life balance, and
    for meeting expectations relative to their job requirements
  oFeel engaged with Olympus, with nearly 70 percent indicating that they
    would recommend the Olympus workplace to others

"Olympus employees provided nearly 1,100 comments and improvement ideas that
will help our leadership team continue to evolve the culture of Olympus," said
Nacho Abia, President, Olympus Corporation of the Americas. "We value our
employee engagement and insight through this important process of continuous
improvement in making Olympus an ideal workplace."

The Morning Call published the complete list of Top Workplaces on February 26.
For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics,
please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.

About Olympus

Olympus is a precision technology leader, designing and delivering innovative
solutions in its core business areas:

  oMedical and Surgical Products: Gastrointestinal endoscopy, minimally
    invasive surgical products, and accessories
  oLife Science Imaging Systems: Advanced research, clinical/educational
    microscopes, and research/educational digital imaging systems
  oIndustrial Measurement and Imaging Instruments: Industrial research,
    engineering, test, inspection and measuring instruments
  oCameras and Audio Products: Digital cameras and voice recorders

Through this technology, Olympus focuses on enhancing people's lives every day
and helping people enjoy the continuum of life. For more information visit
Olympus at www.olympusamerica.com.

SOURCE Olympus

Website: http://www.olympusamerica.com
Contact: Michael Levey, Olympus Corporation of the Americas, 484-896-5120,
michael.levey@olympus.com
 
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