Olympus Corporation opens regional HQ in Dubai
The 2,000sqm Olympus MEA Regional Headquarters located in Dubai Science Park will oversee operations in 72 countries across the MENA region
Japan-based Olympus Corporation has launched its regional headquarters for Middle East and Africa (MEA) in Dubai on Wednesday where it will serve 72 countries across the MENA region.
The high-end optics and precision electronics manufacturer held an inauguration ceremony at the new headquarters in the presence of Olympus President, Hiroyuki Sasa, who flew in from Tokyo to attend the event.
HE Abdulrahman Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health and Prevention also attended the ceremony.
The new MEA affiliate will be led by healthcare veteran Maurice Faber, Regional Managing Director, who will oversee operations in 72 countries that make up Olympus MEA.
The 2,000sqm Olympus MEA Regional Headquarters located in Dubai Science Park, covers a vast territory stretching from the western shores of the African continent across the Levant and the Middle East to Iran and Turkey.
Commenting on the partnership, Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Executive Director of Dubai Science Park, said: "Our partnership with Olympus further demonstrates Dubai Science Park's commitment to supporting Dubai's vision towards an innovation-based economy.
“Olympus' new headquarters at Dubai Science Park, a member of TECOM Group, will provide state-of-the art technology to the region and equip local talent with skills and expertise.”
The Dubai RHQ reports in to Hamburg-based Olympus Europa, which acts as the regional center for the larger EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.