Source: Business Insider

Away: Here's the full Slack message from Away's returning CEO calling a recent investigation into the company 'deliberate lies'

Steph Korey, the former CEO of luggage startup Away, informed employees via a Slack message on Monday morning that she is resuming her role as chief executive.She will share the duties with recently hired Lululemon alum Stuart Haselden, and the pair will act as co-CEOs.Korey also called out The Verge investigation that led to her stepping down last month, and said she was working with lawyers to dispute the report."We hired lawyers from Clare Locke LLP, the country's top defamation law firm, and they have identified deliberate lies and distortions in The Verge's reporting," she said.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The former CEO of luggage startup Away informed employees Monday that she will be resuming her duties as CEO and dubbed a recent investigation into its company culture "deliberate lies."Steph Korey, the 31-year-old cofounder, stepped down as CEO in December following allegations that she helped perpetuate a toxic work culture at the company. These accusations were made in a bombshell investigation published by The Verge. Korey was called out in this investigation and subsequently issued an apology before stepping down.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Applebee's made the best comeback of 2018. Here's how the restaurant chain turned around.See Also:The Trump administration is warning allies to stay away from Huawei - but not everyone's listeningLuggage startup Away is bringing back its former CEO and disputing reports about its toxic work culture and Slack messages that created a backlash onlineJeff Bezos just turned 56. Here's how he built Amazon into a nearly $1 trillion company and became the world's richest man.SEE ALSO: Luggage startup Away is bringing back its former CEO and disputing reports about its toxic work culture and Slack messages that created a backlash online

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