I’ve been watching closely as Kristy Fraser-Kirk has sought compensation from David Jones ex CEO Mark McInnes for sexual harrassment. It’s always interesting when these stories make the headlines because the best interest of the victims is often disregarded by the media. This case has been a prime example. Here’s a basic outline of what has happened over the last few months.
On June 20, 2010 The Courier Mail reported:
MARK McInnes has been described as a playboy and a womaniser who was rarely without female company.
But the fate of the man at the centre of one of Australia’s biggest corporate scandals is linked to just two women: his pregnant partner Lisa Kelly, who appears determined to stand by her man, and publicist Kristy Fraser-Kirk, whose damning allegations of sexual misconduct against Mr McInnes led to his resignation as chief executive of retail giant David Jones.
Ms Fraser-Kirk, an attractive 25-year-old blonde from Sydney’s North Shore, is on leave from the retail giant since she alerted its board to allegations of Mr McInnes’s misconduct at two work functions. Continue reading