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Canadian envoy to China to testify in U.S. court about role as head of McKinsey & Co.

Dec 23, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Board and Executive Moves

Canada's ambassador to China has agreed to provide a sworn deposition to a Texas judge, who is trying to determine whether McKinsey and Co. violated U.S. bankruptcy laws while he was running the giant global consulting firm.

Dominic Barton, who was named envoy to Beijing in September, has been drawn into an continuing legal battle between McKinsey and Jay Alix, the billionaire founder of the restructuring firm AlixPartners.

Mr. Alix has alleged in court that McKinsey improperly conce...