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Some at Under Armour see Kevin Plank's relationship with TV journalist as 'problematic,' newspaper reports

Some at Under Armour see Kevin Plank's relationship with TV journalist as 'problematic,' newspaper reports

Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank has sought business advice from MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle and flown the TV journalist on the private jet he leases to the Baltimore-based sports apparel company, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Citing current and former Under Armour executives, the newspaper said Plank and Ruhle developed a close relationship over the past few years and that Ruhle’s involvement in the company was seen as “unusual” and “problematic.” The company’s board of directors, alerted to the relationship last year, asked Plank whether it involved any company funds and was told by the CEO that it did not and was a private matter, the report...

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