Bill Gates resignation from Microsoft board in 2020 reportedly came amid investigation of alleged affair with Microsoft employee
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is at the centre of reports about an alleged affair with a Microsoft employee, and advances to other staff members.
Earlier this month the world was shocked when Bill and Melinda Gates suddenly announced they were to divorce after 27 years of marriage, in what could prove to an expensive exercise for one of the world’s richest men with a personal fortune of $144 billion.
Now a report from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) said that Bill Gates’s March 2020 resignation from Microsoft’s board of directors came after the board had hired a law firm to investigate a romantic relationship he had with a Microsoft employee.
Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the WSJ reported on Sunday that a Microsoft engineer had “alleged in a letter that she had a…