SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco man alleges that he was unlawfully terminated as a CEO of a technology company.
Gary Kovacs filed a complaint on April 4 in the San Francisco County Superior Court against AVG Technologies USA Inc. and Does 1-50 alleging breach of contract, wrongful termination and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff and the defendant entered into an employment agreement in 2013 for the plaintiff to be CEO. The suit states the defendants fabricated a sham reason to terminate the plaintiff's employment and terminated him in December 2016. The plaintiff holds AVG Technologies USA Inc. and Does 1-50 responsible because the defendants allegedly terminated plaintiff's employment to avoid paying him his severance, bonus and other amounts due to him.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks general and compensatory damages, disgorgement of profits and monies due to the plaintiff, consequential and incidental damages, all legal fees, interest, punitive and exemplary damages, statutory penalties and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Mark A. Romeo and Christine E. Cwiertny of Crowell & Moring LLP in Irvine.
San Francisco County Superior Court Case number CGC17557963