Dahua Admits Manager's Reaction "Inappropriate" But Ad Not Sexist

By Charles Rollet, Published Jun 20, 2022, 08:18am EDT (Info+)

Dahua says one of its managers reacted in an "inappropriate" manner to a Dahua ad but defended the ad itself as "entirely professional."

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This has been called out as sexist when it comes to 'booth babes', however in this case, Dahua argues its ad is not comparable.

What Happened

On Friday, June 17th, a Dahua UK & Ireland manager Chris Favelle posted (now deleted) a short clip on LinkedIn of himself leering at a woman in a Dahua UK & Ireland advertisement:

In the LinkedIn post, he stated "I must say this was a enjoyable Dahua Retail Promotion video", referencing the woman:

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