Julien Sauvagnargues

Olympus Corporation of the America's appoints CEO
April 19, 2024

In 2013, he was promoted to the role of President of OCA and in March 2015 was also appointed as its CEO. In 2020, he was promoted from President of the OCA region to take on global leadership roles as an Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Olympus Corporation. He was also a member of OCA’s Board of Directors and of the Global Executive Committee of Olympus in Tokyo. Mr. Abia has been pivotal in leading the business in the company’s largest market in terms of sales, setting strategic direction, optimizing the company’s business portfolio, and guiding the direction for future innovation.

"We cannot be grateful enough for Nacho’s 23-year tenure with this company,” said Stefan Kaufmann, CEO, Olympus Corporation. “We will miss him greatly, but also we’re delighted that Julien will take the reins for the many exciting initiatives to come."

About Olympus
At Olympus, we are committed to our purpose of making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling. As a global medical technology company, we partner with healthcare professionals striving to provide best-in-class solutions and services for early detection, diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment, aiming to improve patient outcomes by elevating the standard of care in targeted disease states. For more information, visit medical.olympusamerica.com.

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