Bloomberg Law
Aug. 16, 2020, 10:46 PM

Ex-McDonald’s CEO Fires Back at Chain’s Effort to Strip Pay (2)

Jef Feeley
Jef Feeley
Bloomberg News

McDonald’s Corp.’s former Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook fired back at his former company for suing to clawback tens of millions of dollars in compensation, denying company claims he covered up sexual relationships with subordinates.

McDonald’s officials claimed that after firing Easterbrook last year they found new information that showed the former top executive “concealed evidence and lied about his wrongdoing.” Easterbrook says McDonald’s had the information about his relationships with employees when it negotiated his separation agreement.

“McDonald’s -- a sophisticated entity represented by numerous internal and external experts when it entered into the separation agreement -- is ...