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CBS chief Leslie Moonves steps down amid sexual misconduct allegations

CBS said it takes such allegations very seriously.

Reuters 

Leslie Moonves, the top executive at CBS Corp since 2006 and a major figure at the broadcast network and media company for more than two decades, resigned on Sunday amid a new wave of allegations against him of sexual assault and harassment. His departure as chairman, CEO and president was confirmed by the company in a statement coinciding with its announcement of a deal to end litigation against majority CBS shareholder Shari Redstone and National Amusements Inc for control of CBS. Chief Operating Officer Joe Ianiello will take over as interim CEO as the board searches for a ...

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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 08:44 IST
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