Patricia Petit is the Compliance Officer for Latin America for Olympus Corporation of the Americas. Among her main responsibilities are to oversee the compliance activities for Olympus in Latin America and ensure the business and employees have the education, guidance and resources needed to operate with integrity.
Prior to joining Olympus, Patricia worked for nine years in Latin America Compliance for GE Healthcare, most recently as Latin America Legal and Compliance Manager. Among a range of responsibilities, she had a particular focus on management of third party distributors and agents. Prior to joining GE Healthcare, Patricia worked for six years as a Supervising Attorney for the litigation and contracts department for Rayes, Fagundes & Oliveira Ramos, a Brazilian law firm.
Patricia holds a law degree from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo (PUC-SP) and obtained her MBA from Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-SP) in Brazil. She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
She lives in Miami with her husband and their three kids.