Ex-Wife Hits Chobani CEO With $530M Suit Over Yogurt Loan

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT) -- The former wife of Chobani Inc. CEO Hamdi Ulukaya accused her ex-husband Tuesday in a $530 million lawsuit of misappropriating money she lent him to start the well-known New York-based Greek yogurt business — and of issuing threats when she demanded her share.

New York City doctor Ayse Giray's suit says she lent Ulukaya — whose family operated a dairy farm in Turkey — $500,000 to help him launch a dairy business called Euphrates Inc. and received a 53 percent stake in return. But the suit...
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