Amazon Sues Longtime Exec Over New Job At Target

by MR Magazine Staff

Amazon filed suit Monday against a 16-year veteran of the company, Arthur Valdez, alleging that his new job as a high-ranking supply chain and logistics executive at Target Corp. violates the terms of the non-competition agreement that he signed as part of his Amazon employment.

The suit, filed a week before Valdez is scheduled to start his new job, alleges that he “cannot lead Target’s supply chain operations without referencing confidential information learned and developed by him at Amazon to drive superior performance in exactly the same areas.”

Amazon claims that Valdez has already started spilling the beans to Target executives, in the process of interviewing with the rival retail company. Read more at Geek Wire.