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Away CEO ousted days after investigation reveals she perpetuated cutthroat culture of bullying and burnout at the buzzy luggage startup

Posted On: Dec 9, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Away CEO ousted days after investigation reveals she perpetuated cutthroat culture of bullying and burnout at the buzzy luggage startup

Away's co-founder Steph Korey is out as CEO following an explosive report into the company's culture.
On Monday, Away announced that Lululemon executive Stuart Haselden will replace Korey as the company's new CEO, effective January 13, 2020.
The news follows an investigation published by The Verge last week on the company's "cutthroat culture."
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Away's co-founder Steph Korey is out as CEO of Away, following an explosive report into the company's culture.
On Monday, the travel brand announced that it hired Lululemon executive Stuart Haselden as the company's new CEO. Korey, who currently serves as CEO, will assume the role of executive chairman. Haselden will also join Korey and co-founder Jen Rubio on Away's board of directors.
The news follows an investigation that The Verge published last week. The investigation cited 14 former employees who described a "cutthroat culture" at the company, in which Korey demanded workers work almost constantly and pressured...

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