By DAVID ARMSTRONG
“In late 2000, the big records-storage company Iron Mountain Inc. launched a secret internal investigation. The goal: to find out if one of its own board members was helping start a competing business.
The director, Peter Pierce, long had headed Iron Mountain’s chief competitor. It merged with Iron Mountain in 2000, with Iron Mountain the survivor. Mr. Pierce got a board seat and became president of the main operating unit.”
– This story is something else. It includes seeming corruption, unethical behavior, abuse of position and power, violation of privacy and, last but not least, the possible violation of a Noncompete Pact. It reminds me to read everything before I sign it and make sure that anything I don’t understand I put before my lawyer. Whew, sounds like a bad novel. -ed.