Brian Dunn, former Best Buy CEO, pulled a Brodkorb

Categories: Best Buy
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It must've been the mustache.
Land of 10,000 Lakes? In recent months, it's been more like the Land of Inappropriate Relationships.

The latest indiscretion comes courtesy of former Brian Dunn, the former Best Buy CEO who resigned on Tuesday morning. Dunn's resignation was originally portrayed as a "mutual agreement that it was time for new leadership to address the challenges that face the company," but just hours later the Star Tribune reported that the company's board of directors had begun an investigation into Dunn's personal conduct.

Today, the Strib's Tom Lee reports the the board is investigating whether Dunn "used company resources to carry on an inappropriate relationship with a female staffer." The staffer in question hasn't yet been named.

This afternoon, Best Buy's board announced it will publicly disclose the results of its investigation, despite the fact that Dunn has already been replaced by interim CEO G. Mike Mikan. Board spokesman Ron Hutcheson said the board may be ready to issue a report in a few weeks.

Reports indicate that there were multiple complaints about Dunn's behavior with the unnamed female subordinate. Best Buy hasn't confirmed the reports, but also hasn't denied them, even when directly offered the opportunity to do so.

All of this raises a question: Can't powerful Minnesotans find someone besides subordinates to scratch their itch for hot, inappropriate action?

See also:
-- Brian Dunn out as Best Buy CEO
-- Best Buy announces $1.7 billion loss, plans to close 50 stores and cut 400 jobs
-- Best Buy: On the road to extinction?

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10 comments
PointyNipples
PointyNipples

I wonder if Dunn ever role-played as a Geek Squad member during sex?

A former Blue Cult First Wife
A former Blue Cult First Wife

It was only a matter of time before the public was put on notice that the Best Buy Corporate offices AND parking garage have more sexual activity going on than there is on a Friday night on Hennepin Ave.  

Thewatcher
Thewatcher

The bigger they are (EGOS) the harder they fall.  No surprises here.

Danellegorra
Danellegorra

I agree- can't people simply go to a bar?

galamaria
galamaria

I simply can't get past the mustache.

Adam
Adam

Didn't he pull a, "Koch"??? not sayin, just sayin.

An Actual conservative
An Actual conservative

 His wife is a cancer survivor so he was actually caught in a Gingrich/Edwards.

WomynsRytes
WomynsRytes

City Pages is unabashedly sexist, if you hadn't been paying attention

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