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Hedgie claims misogyny accusations made him ‘unemployable’

The ex-president accused of fostering a misogynistic boys’ club at Steven Cohen’s Point72 hedge fund filed a defamation lawsuit Wednesday against the worker who sued him and the company. Douglas Haynes — who left Point72 a month after the lawsuit was filed — claims he hasn’t been able to find a job since associate director Lauren Bonner filed her suit in February 2018. The former hedgie claims he has been rendered “unemployable” and that the claims against him have caused “tremendous personal humiliation and emotional distress.” Bonner said that Haynes kept the word “pussy” scrawled on a white board for weeks, called one female exec “a dumb blond,” and made another woman draft a PowerPoint presentation less ...