Most people know that former Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd resigned under the cloud of a sexual harassment claim investigation. (The HP investigation purportedly did not show a violation of HP’s anti-harassment policy but did show Hurd falsified expense reports in attempt to mask the relationship which led to the harassment claims.)
Now it turns out Steve McPherson, President of ABC’s Entertainment Group, resigned three weeks after a harassment investigation was initiated in response to what sources say are multiple harassment claims.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “[s]ources said the alleged incidents involved several women, including some executives and on-air talent. The inquiry expanded to include email. A source said an incident at a company retreat, witnessed by more than one staffer, was also part of the inquiry.”