Fintech Alternative Circle co-founder resigns over sexual misconduct

Alternative Circle co-founder Anthony Kariuki has resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace, the company board has said.

” The Alternative Circle board regrets to announce the resignation of one of the co-founders – Anthony Kariuki following allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace. Anthony will no longer represent Alternative Circle in any capacity,”  a statement from the board read.

“Our policy on sexual harassment is clear and explicit; sexual harassment in any form is unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated, no matter the rank or status of any emoloyee”, the firms chief executive Kevin Mutiso said.

He stated that they are committed to maintaining a work environment free from all forms of coercion and harassment that impede the professional process.

While confirming to offer all the support needed to the victim, the board declined to give more information on the matter so as to protect the identity of the victim who has chosen to remain anonymous.

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