He form of did trigger the insanity, although, and appears to have failed at his job in each conceivable approach.
GME CFO out – not due to failing to challenge shares.
Failing to repurchase extra shares.
Failing to refinance debt in 2019 earlier than it was “present debt.”
Failing to promote the Worldwide division earlier than COVID.
Failing to extra aggressively scale back the shop footprint.
As u/Harbinger2nd identified elsewhere:
Melvin mentioned they have been shorting GME since 2015. There is a respectable case to be made that GME has recognized in regards to the shorts for years and was repurchasing shares in an try to stem the assaults. If that is true then the CFO breached his fiduciary responsibility to guard shareholders by failing to repurchase shares.