Away CEO Steph Korey is ‘appalled’ by how she spoke to employees

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Away CEO Steph Korey has apologized for her treatment of employees, following an investigation from The Verge yesterday that showed a pattern of intimidation and manipulation from executives at the popular luggage company. “I can imagine how people felt reading those messages from the past, because I was appalled to read them myself,” she said.

CNBC received the statement, which the network’s SF bureau chief Sally Shin tweeted. “I am sincerely sorry for what I said and how I said it,” the CEO went on. “It was wrong, plain and simple. We want Away to be a company that sets the highest standards for how we treat our employees and help them grow. Over the last 12 months we’ve invested in creating a culture that allows our people to thrive,…

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