Martha Stewart steps down as CEO
from CBC.ca archives | Wed, 4 Jun 2003
NEW YORK - Hours after being indicted on nine criminal charges, Martha Stewart stepped down as chairwoman and chief executive officer of her media empire.
A statement from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. said she would remain on the company's board.
The home decorating icon Stewart entered a not guilty plea after she was indicted Wednesday in an insider trading case that has hung over her for more than a year.