Each of these companies is facing brutal internal and external communications repercussions because top execs put their personal brands ahead of the companies they serve, creating a circus instead of remembering doing the job they're paid to do.
That the board fired Chahal is not surprising. Media furor was only growing, and partners and customers were dropping the company in spades. The nuance of the question, however, is not so much why Chahal was fired, but how we define the threshold for firings of this type.
Sometimes it's tough to be a young multimillionaire CEO. Take it from RadiumOne ex-CEO, Gurbaksh "G" Chahal.
TechCrunch is owned by AOL, which also owns The Huffington Post. Chahal defended himself in a blog post on Sunday. In it
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RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence and battery charges last week, dodging 45 felony counts for the videotaped 30-minute beating of his girlfriend.
RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence and battery charges last week, dodging 45 felony
RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh "G" Chahal pled guilty to two misdemeanors for domestic violence and battery last week. The ad-tech
What's your ultimate goal in life? Do you want to become president of the United States and be the most powerful person on the planet? Or is your aim in life to join the billionaires club and become part of the wealthiest elite in the world?