Remove the Confederate flag from the SC Capitol: Salesforce CEO Benioff

Fortune

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff on Saturday called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol.

Benioff joined a growing chorus of voices calling for the flag’s removal in response to the fatal shooting of nine people in a Charleston, S.C., church earlier this week by an alleged white supremacist. Benioff was responding to former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who on Saturday took to Twitter to call for the Civil War symbol’s removal.

“Remove it now to honor #Charleston victims,” Romney tweeted.

A little while later, Benioff tweeted his agreement with Romney:

Earlier this year, Benioff — CEO of San Francisco cloud-computing company Salesforce [fortune-stock symbol=”CRM”]–…

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