Shortly after coming out with her full story, Kate told us Guess needs to clean house if they really wanted to deal with their issues with women ... suggesting it was a company-wide problem that came from the top down.
As for this latest news ... Guess says Marciano will not be getting paid while he steps aside. He serves as the executive chairman of the co. board as well as its chief creative officer.
For his part, Marciano says ... "I have pledged my full cooperation to the Company, and I have the utmost confidence in our CEO, Victor Herrero to continue leading the Company during this time."