One day after the charges against Bumble boss Chris Lischewski about crimes for alleged involvement in a massive conspiracy to fix canned tuna in US supermarkets, it remains unclear whether the CEO will retain his job at the tuna giant
In a statement IntraFish has not directly told Jill Irvin, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Bumble Bee Seafood, whether Lischewski would be asked to resign, but she has indicated a pending Board action on this matter.
"Our board of directors will act swiftly to ensure continuity in the company's leadership," she said IntraFish .
"Bumble Bee has a strong leadership team in We will continue and continue our business in the usual way with growth in mind. Over the past year and a half, we have introduced new policies and internal guidelines through the leadership of our Chief Compliance O. They have committed to act with integrity and transparency in every manner in which we conduct our business. "
On Wednesday, Lischewski was charged in California with his role in a conspiracy to fix canned tuna in the United States ,
Allegation of One Count Crime Claims Lischewski carried out the conspiracy by agreeing to set prizes during rallies and other communications.
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