Tamron President & CEO, Shiro Ajisaka has resigned from the company amidst investigations over using company money for personal gain. It was first reported by Asobinet, which described it as a “misappropriation of expenses”.
In short, he was alleged to be passing off personal expenses as business expenses. This was revealed by a whistleblower at the company, prompting an investigation. This investigation revealed it had been going on for at least five years.