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FMO-baas Peter van Mierlo stapt op na klachten over intimidatie werknemers

De baas van ontwikkelingsbank FMO, Peter van Mierlo, is donderdag per direct opgestapt. De officiële reden van zijn vertrek, zo staat in een persverklaring van FMO: Van Mierlo zag zijn ‘effectiviteit teruglopen’ door interne discussies over de manier waarop hij de veranderingen binnen de bank aanstuurde. Officieus vertrekt Van Mierlo omdat werknemers klaagden over zijn intimiderende stijl van leidinggeven.
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Peter Fonda’s widow sues hospital over his lung cancer death
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