January 17, 2020 / 9:21 PM / a month ago

Best Buy starts investigation into CEO's personal conduct

Jan 17 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co said on Friday its board was conducting an independent review on allegations of misconduct against Chief Executive Officer Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter.

The Wall Street Journal reported on.wsj.com/2uZRtX6 that the letter, dated Dec. 7, claimed Barry had a romantic relationship for years with former Best Buy Senior Vice President Karl Sanft.

Reporting by Shanti S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur

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