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CBS Hires Ex-Prosecutor, SEC Chair to Probe CEO Allegations

  • Nancy Kestenbaum, Mari Jo White to lead investigation
  • Network also forms board committee on sexual harassment probe
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CBS Corp. hired two law firms to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves and formed an internal panel of board members to help with the probe.

Former federal prosecutor Nancy Kestenbaum of Covington & Burling and Mary Jo White, former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, of Debevoise & Plimpton will lead the inquiry, CBS said Wednesday in a statement. The CBS board committee comprises Bruce Gordon, Linda Griego and Robert Klieger.