Following the discharge of findings from an investigation of TSM CEO Andy “Reginald” Dinh and allegations that he verbally abused and harassed workers, the corporate held a city corridor assembly after the investigation discovered that that there was “no illegal conduct” carried out by Dinh.
On the assembly, nevertheless, a TSM worker reportedly aired their grievances publicly with Dinh relating to how the findings had been introduced, and whether or not a possible tradition change would happen. In keeping with Washington Put up Launcher reporter Mikhail Klimentov, one worker requested Dinh why TSM knowledgeable their sponsors of the investigation findings earlier than workers.
The identical worker allegedly questioned the probability of a tradition change at TSM, contemplating that Dinh described the preliminary allegations as “extremely exaggerated.” The worker additionally accused Dinh of passing them over for a promotion and mentioned that Dinh had advised them they “wouldn’t be capable to deal with his bullying.” Dinh reportedly replied that he didn’t bear in mind saying that to the worker.
Allegations of Dinh bullying TSM workers got here to mild in November 2021, together with a public on-stream allegation by former TSM participant and League of Legends star Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng. Following these allegations, the TSM board of administrators created a particular subcommittee and employed investigator and lawyer Lynne Davis to conduct an investigation.
Davis’ investigation revealed there was “no unlawful conduct” by Dinh, nor inappropriate conduct “geared toward and/or primarily based on any protected attribute, i.e. gender, race, faith, sexual orientation.” Nonetheless, the investigation did discover that Dinh offered suggestions in an “aggressive, harsh, and annoyed tone.” Three witnesses had additionally claimed to listen to him name workers “silly,” “trash,” or “nugatory,” however different witnesses mentioned that he was referring to a piece product and never the staff themselves. Six of the 31 witnesses interviewed “characterised Mr. Dinh’s conduct as being a ‘bully’ and making a ‘tradition of concern.’” The opposite 25 didn’t.
Dinh has reportedly accepted necessary government coaching for himself, in addition to management coaching, tradition constructing coaching, and an nameless reporting hotline for workers to lodge future complaints.