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Best Buy Exec Under Investigation For Sexual Misconduct

Best Buy’s board of directors is investigating allegations that CEO Corie Barry had an inappropriate romantic relationship with a fellow executive, who has since left the retailer. “The allegations were sent to the board in an anonymous letter dated Dec. 7,” according to The Wall Street Journal. “The letter claims Ms. Barry had a romantic relationship for years with former Best Buy Senior Vice President Karl Sanft before she took over as CEO last June.” Another Best Buy CEO, Richard Schulze, who was also the company’s founder, resigned abruptly in April 2012 after the board opened an investigation into his personal conduct.

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