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REI CEO Resigns Amid Relationship Allegations

  • USA Today, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:31 PM
The CEO of outdoor gear retailer REI is stepping down after an inquiry into a personal relationship that appeared to be a conflict of interest. Jerry Stritzke, who has been president and CEO since 2013, will leave the company March 16. “An outside law firm had been looking into Stritzke's relationship — described by REI as 'personal and consensual' — with the head of another group that operates in the outdoor space,” according to USA Today. No financial improprieties were uncovered during the investigation.

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