McDonald’s slams ex-CEO as ‘morally bankrupt’ after he asks for suit dismissal


Steve Easterbrook, then-chief executive officer of McDonald’s Corp., speaks during the opening of the company’s new headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, on Monday, June 4, 2018.

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McDonald’s slammed former CEO Steve Easterbrook in a new legal filing on Monday, arguing that he should have to defend his conduct in court. 

More than two weeks ago, Easterbrook asked the Delaware court to dismiss the case filed by McDonald’s, which is suing him to recoup his severance package after saying it discovered that he had sexual relationships with three additional women while at McDonald’s.

The board ousted Easterbrook in November and awarded him a severance package…


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