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Gary Friedman returning as Restoration Hardware co-CEO

ORTE MADERA — Gary Friedman is returning as chairman and co-CEO at Restoration Hardware, less than a year after stepping aside, as the home products chain buys his new venture, a company called Hierarchy.

In August 2012 the New York Times had reported that Restoration Hardware's board found that Friedman had an inappropriate relationship with a former employee.

The company could not be reached at the time and declined to comment Wednesday.

Friedman started Hierarchy that month and was given a title of Chairman Emeritus, Creator and Curator at Restoration Hardware. He left as co-CEO and Chairman of Corte Madera, Calif.-based Restoration Hardware in October.

Friedman had been CEO since 2001. He's once again co-CEO alongside Carlos Alberini, who was brought on board in 2010.


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