The board of directors of French-language broadcaster RTBF on Friday approved the resignation of an executive suspected of leaking the salary of general manager Jean-Paul Philippot two years ago. It turns out that the man earned more than the 245,000-euro cap imposed by the French community government.
It approved the board’s decision on Friday by 11 votes to one. It is confirmation of a decision by the RTBF Discipline Board. The executive branch will be removed with immediate effect, but it will retain the right to unemployment compensation.
The CEO, a former HR official, is said to have leaked wages to undermine Philpott’s credibility. But the woman denies this. Her lawyer, Xavier Close, will appeal her resignation to the State Council, he confirmed to the news agency on Friday. Belgian.
In the end, the Minister of Information obligated the RTBF CEO to pay €60,000 for the 2014-2018 period. He was also asked to forego his €40,000 bonus for the 2019 financial year.
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