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Shira Ovide

Intel Is Corporate America’s Biggest #MeToo Moment

Boards and executives are on notice about a higher standard.

No more business as usual.

No more business as usual.

 Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The zero-tolerance era for workplace conduct has its biggest cautionary tale so far.

Computer chip giant Intel Corp. announced on Thursday the resignation of its chief executive officer over what it described as a “past consensual relationship” with a company employee. Intel in its statement said Brian Krzanich, a longtime executive who has been CEO since 2013, violated the company's "non-fraternization" policy.