#MeToo Drove Rise in CEO Firings in 2018: Report


(Reuters) - The number of corporate leaders fired for #MeToo-related misconduct rose in 2018 while the number of S&P 500 companies led by females fell 20%, according to a report from U.S. think-tank the Conference Board. Firings of S&P chief executive officers related to the social media movement accounted for five of 12 dismissals last year, according to the report, published on Wednesday.