A top executive at the Ford Motor Company is leaving the automaker after an internal investigation found that he had acted inappropriately at times, according to a statement released on Wednesday.
Ford's announcement said Raj Nair, the company's president for North America, would be leaving the company immediately.
Although the statement did not specify the behavior, the auto industry — like the fields of entertainment, media and politics — has come under scrutiny after allegations of widespread sexual misbehavior. In late December, days after The New York Times reported on decades of harassment claims at two Ford plants in Chicago, Jim Hackett, Ford’s chief executive, released an open letter apologizing for such behavior and promising to “do better.”
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