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Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn Gets $6.6 Million Severance Package After ‘Friendship’ With 29-Year-Old Employee


How close is “extremely close”? The former CEO and the younger employee went to lunch and drinks on multiple occasions during both the work week and on weekends. Dunn gave the female employee tickets to at least seven concerts and sporting events. And employees often saw them alone in Dunn’s office or company conference rooms.

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Access the full story here. (Also contains the full text of the Audit Committee’s report on the alleged misconduct)

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This entry was posted on May 14, 2012 by in Ethics, Leadership, Public Relations, Work-Life and tagged , .

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