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Message from the Chair of the HSUS Board of Directors

Media Contact: Anna West: 240-751-2669, awest@humanesociety.org

The Board of Directors of the Humane Society of the United States retained Morgan Lewis in December to conduct an investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct against our CEO, Wayne Pacelle. A special committee of the board is overseeing the investigation and reviewing its findings.

We do not have information that can be shared regarding the investigation, its findings, or board actions at this time. We believe it is important to deal in substance and not rumors, and our process is designed to ensure confidentiality and fair consideration of these issues.

Eric Bernthal
Chair, Board of Directors
Humane Society of the United States‌