Donald Trump’s Tweets Triggered Intel CEO’s Exit From Business Council

Nov 09, 2017 - Fortune
Board and Executive Moves

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was one of the first executives to leave President Donald Trump’s manufacturing council after the commander-in-chief failed to immediately condemn white supremacists during the violence in Charlottesville.

So why did Krzanich do it, despite the potential benefits of having the President’s ear?

According to the CEO during the New York Times DealBook conference Thursday, Trump’s penchant toward attacking individuals via Twitter played a major role.

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