Tesco Chair to Step Down Following Claims of Inappropriate Conduct Toward Women

John Allan, a prominent U.K. businessman, will depart the grocer in June. The executive has denied claims made in a news report that he inappropriately touched women.

Tesco said its own investigation into the claims against John Allan didn’t identify any evidence of misconduct. Photo: Jason Alden/Bloomberg News

U.K. grocery store chain Tesco said Friday that its Chairman John Allan would step down in June following claims that he acted inappropriately toward several women.

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