New entity OM Digital Solutions Corporation (formerly Olympus Imaging) issued a press release on January 5 confirming it has commenced operations in Australia and vowing to ‘contribute to society with more passion than ever.’
Shigemi Sugimoto, the former head of Olympus Imaging has been appointed Representative Director and President of OM Digital Solutions Corporation, which encompasses R&D, manufacturing, and sales.
‘As of January 1, 2021, we advanced as OM Digital Solutions Corporation. In recent years, digitalisation has accelerated in response to changes in the marketplace and technological advancements, revolutionising the industry. A sense of value is critical to the consumer, and we believe that which is ultimately being sought right now is a more satisfying, fulfilling life, said Mr Sugimoto.
He goes on to outline the various achievements of Olympus over the years and rounds things off by stating: ‘As OM Digital Solutions Corporation, we will continue to launch innovative products in existing business areas such as cameras, audio recorders, and binoculars, while combining our inherited manufacturing capabilities with state-of-the-art digital technologies, to provide new solutions that stretch beyond the boundaries of existing products on the market. The launch of this new company brings together a more focused and flexible organisational structure. Moving forward, this will allow the freedom to explore new business opportunities, enabling us to contribute to society with more passion than ever.’
So there you go.
We went back to OM Digital Solutions Australia for so0me meaningful local details such as phone and email contacts, personnel and repair and serving arrangements:
Inside Imaging: Have all previous Olympus Imaging staff moved across to the new entity, OM Digital Solutions?
OM Digital Solutions: Half of the employees have transferred to OM Digital Solutions.
II: Who heads up OM Digital Solutions in Australia?
OM Digital: No change there with Vivek Handoo as the Managing Director. (Vivek Handoo until 2000 headed Sony’s digital camera group.)
II: What is the Australian HQ address of OM Digital Solutions? Can you provide basic contact details – 1800 number, email address?
OM Digital: HQ address is our existing Sydney office –
Lvl 4, 97 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park NSW 2113.
1300 659 678 (unchanged).
Email addresses have changed (weren’t publicly displayed previously) and contact forms remain unchanged.
For marketing purposes the email address is now: AU-Marketing@om-digitalsolutions.com. Contact form address is: https://shop.olympus.com.au/contact-us
II: How can retailers and consumers access repair services in Australia?
OM Digital: No change with contact and services remaining the same which are accessible and outlined via our site below.