Days after sending out anti-semitic emails, former Entrata CEO asked to divest
Jan 7, 2022, 2:39 PM | Updated: 2:43 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY—Just days after David Bateman, former CEO of up and rising tech company Entrata, sent out blatantly anti-semitic emails, he has been asked to divest his equity holdings.
The announcement was made by current CEO of Entrata, Adam Edmunds who took the position after Bateman stepped down in December of 2020.
The following statement was just sent out to all Entrata employees and customers:
The Entrata board of directors and executive team has informed David Bateman that he must divest his equity holdings promptly. Mr. Bateman has agreed to cooperate with that process.
— Adam Edmunds (@adamedmunds) January 7, 2022
The email, sent to about 50 tech leaders and CEOs, that falsely claims “the Jews are behind the genocide that is underway.” Multiple members of the community have spoken out condemning the ideas shared in the article by Bateman and over the last 24 hours, Bateman has resigned as Entrata Chairman.
Entrata, which is a Lehi based company, is a property management software company co-founded by Bateman, who maintains a majority ownership of the business according to a company profile by Forbes in July
According to Edmunds, Bateman has agreed to cooperate in divesting his holdings.