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Last Updated : Oct 14, 2019 12:22 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Top-10 CEO exits of 2019: Bosses who quit amid controversy

Here’s a quick look at the top 10 high-profile CEO exits this year, so far

A number of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of various companies across the world have made exits in 2019. Here’s a quick look at the top 10 high-profile CEO exits this year, so far.
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A number of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of companies across the world have quit and moved on in 2019. Here’s a look at the top 10 high-profile CEO exits of the year, so far. (Image: Reuters)

Adam Neumann quit WeWork: The co-founder of the commercial real estate company was reportedly pressured to resign after questions were raised over corporate governance and mounting losses. (Image: Reuters)
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Adam Neumann quit WeWork: The co-founder of the commercial real estate company was reportedly pressured to resign after questions were raised over corporate governance and mounting losses. (Image: Reuters)

Kevin Burns quit Juul Labs: Burns, who led the e-cigarette startup, stepped down after the emergence of vaping-related deaths and a possible ban in multiple US states. (Image: Reuters)
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Kevin Burns quit Juul Labs: Burns, who led the e-cigarette startup, stepped down after the emergence of vaping-related deaths and a possible ban in multiple states in the US. (Image: Reuters)

Devin Wenig exits eBay: Wenig left the e-commerce company over differences with the new board, as it moved forward with potential assets sale. (Image: Reuters)
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Devin Wenig quit eBay: Wenig left the e-commerce company over differences with the new board, as they decided to pursue with potential sale of assets. (Image: Reuters)

Hiroto Saikawa quit Nissan Motor: Saikawa resigned after internal investigations revealed falsified documents that had boosted his compensation in 2013. (Image: Reuters)
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Hiroto Saikawa quit Nissan Motor: Saikawa resigned after internal investigations revealed falsified documents that boosted his compensation in 2013. (Image: Reuters)

John Flint quit HSBC: In what came as a surprise move to many, Flint exited the investment bank after just 18 months as the CEO. He had reportedly lost his staff’s backing. (Image: Reuters)
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John Flint quit HSBC: In what came as a surprise to many, Flint exited the investment bank after serving for 18 months as CEO. He had reportedly lost his staff's backing. (Image: Reuters)

Harald Krueger quits BMW: Krueger quit after four years as the automobile giant's CEO and after serving three decades with the Bavarian company, adding to the turmoil in the industry. (Image: Reuters)
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Harald Krueger quit BMW: Krueger quit after four years as the automobile giant's CEO and after serving three decades with the company, adding to the turmoil in the industry. (Image: Reuters)

Rupert Hogg quit Cathay Pacific: Hogg stepped down allegedly due to pressure from Beijing to name the employees who had participated in the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is the main hub for the airline. (Image: Reuters - Hogg is second from left in this picture)
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Rupert Hogg quit Cathay Pacific: Hogg (2nd L) stepped down allegedly due to pressure from Beijing to name the employees who had participated in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, which is the main hub of the airline. (Image: Reuters)

Kevin Tsujihara quit Warner Bros.: He resigned amid allegations that he promised acting roles to an actress with whom he was reportedly sexually involved with. (Image: Reuters)
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Kevin Tsujihara quit Warner Bros: Tsujihara resigned amid allegations that he promised acting roles to an actress with whom he was reportedly sexually involved with. (Image: Reuters)

Richard Plepler quit HBO: Plepler left HBO after almost 30 years there, due to alleged lack of autonomy after the company was taken over by AT&T. (Image: Reuters)
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Richard Plepler quit HBO: Plepler left HBO after almost 30 years due to alleged lack of autonomy after the company was taken over by AT&T. (Image: Reuters)

Timothy Sloan exits Wells Fargo: Sloan's resignation made him the second CEO to leave the financial services bank, in the fallout of a wide-ranging sales practices scandal. (Image: Reuters)
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Timothy Sloan exits Wells Fargo: Sloan's resignation made him the second CEO to leave the financial services bank in the fallout of controversial sales practices. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Oct 14, 2019 12:22 pm
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