A former employee filed a complaint with the company earlier this year accusing Bakish of inappropriate touching at an event in 2016. The New York-based company hired a law firm to conduct a review.
“The board takes any allegation of this type seriously,” the company said Thursday in a statement. “An independent review of the alleged incident has concluded, and the investigation did not support the allegation.”
The allegation against Bakish, first
Viacom and CBS later merged, becoming ViacomCBS in December of last year. Both businesses were already controlled by the Redstone family.
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