CEO fired for choosing cookie over media

by Mysterion

He probably made the right choice.

The former head of the Brotherhood of St Laurence in Australia has been sacked as chief executive of a Canadian health service after refusing to stop eating a cookie rather than talk to the media.

The Australian-born Dr Stephen Duckett, who has been dubbed the “Cookie Monster”, left a meeting with health care leaders in Edmonton eating a cookie and refused to talk to waiting media about the health crisis in the Canadian province of Alberta.

To be fair to Duckett he did say to the reporters that he was having a press conference in 30 minutes. They should have left him to his cookie.

His tenure ended abruptly today after a video went viral of him munching on a cookie as he walked past the media and ignoring their questions except to tell them “I’m eating my cookie”.
Here’s the video:
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s