HR blasted | Coca-Cola billionaire to pay £8.5m after workplace harassment case

Coca-Cola billionaire to pay £8.5m after workplace harassment case

A Coca-Cola billionaire has described the £8.5m he will be forced to pay to a former employee, after being found to have touched her inappropriately, as “ridiculous.”

Alkiviades David, who inherited a set of Coca-Cola bottling plants, was told to pay £2.3million in compensatory damages and a further £6million in punitive damages after a jury found him guilty of sexual battery and harassment.

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