Joe Tizzone
Joe Tizzone

Joe Tizzone has been appointed general manager of Olympus Imaging Australia. Tizzone was previously the sales and marketing manager and will report into Marc Raddat, the former local boss who became GM of Olympus Asia Pacific late last year.

Olympus Imaging Australia statement:

Olympus Imaging Australia is please to announce the appointment of Joe Tizzone to the position of general manager. The appointment has been made in response to changing dynamics of the photographic market and to place Olympus Imaging Australia in a position to lead the market through technological innovation.

“Joe Tizzone joined Olympus in 2005 and has held senior positions during this time. Joe is a valued member of the Olympus Imaging Australia business, bringing into the role a wealth of experience and passion for both the brand and the industry. Joe was promoted into the role of general manager as a result of his determination to strive for excellence and his willingness to drive productive change within the organisation,” said Raddat.

“The photographic market is moving through it next evolutionary phase with the rapid rise of the compact system camera category. Our aim is for Olympus to be at the forefront of that evolution, leading with an experienced management team and in partnership with our valued retail partners across Australia and New Zealand. It is an absolute honour to take on the role and I look forward to continue working with the industry to further the growth of compact system cameras and the Olympus brand,” said Tizzone.