In recent weeks, the company’s operations in US cities such as New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles have been “severely affected” as protests erupted across the country over the death of George Floyd, Yanai said.
“This shows how devastated the spirit of the United States is. The political situation is untenable. It is not working,” he added. “There must be a stronger desire to take positive civic action when there are social problems. It is wrong to continue to ignore them, as some are now.”
“What is important? What is irrelevant? Why are we doing this? They are asking us these basic questions,” he said. “As a company, we wonder why we exist.”