Top Executives Who Faked on their Resumes
Bangalore: It is always a disgrace for executives to lie, especially on their resume and moreover it is quite an unacceptable fact for a Fortune 500 company like yahoo to find that their CEO have lied about his educational qualifications. The fact might have come as a surprise to many who might never have expected this kind of blunder from Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, who came into limelight recently for faking in his resume, that he has a computer science degree from Stonehill College, reveals Henry Blodget on Business Insider.
Although Scott apologizes to the employees for lying on his resume, according to reuters. Still it is a shameful and a matter of great embarrassment for a top notch executive like Scott Thompson, whose career as a CEO is threatened now. However, this is not the first case that an executive has lied in his/her resume, there are many such executives who also faked in their resume and had to face great humiliation for their shameful act. Vivian Giang and Jhaneel Lockhart listed down the executives who lied on their resume, on Business Insider.
1. David Edmondson, CEO of Radio Shack: Although Edmond had made great contributions to the performance of Radio shack; still he had to face the disgrace because of his fib on the resume. In 2005 David Edmondson became CEO of Radioshack, but could not remain in that position for a long time as in the very next year it was revealed by Forth Worth Star-Telegram that David had not earned degrees in theology and psychology from Heartland Baptist Bible College as he had mentioned on his resume. Soon after which David decided to quit his job although the company’s board of directors stood up for their new CEO.
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