Ted Baker CEO Resigns After Misconduct Probe

Ray Kelvin, the founder and chief executive of British fashion retailer Ted Baker, has resigned with immediate effect following an investigation into his alleged misconduct.
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Ryan Seacrest Enterprises President Resigns

Kelly Mullens Brown, a key executive at Ryan Seacrest Enterprises, is leaving her post as president at the end of February.
Brown, who has been with the company for more than seven years, oversees corporate strategy, brand innovation and strategic alliances for Seacrest, and his various business and philanthropic interests.
She was instrumental in the creation of Seacrest’s apparel collection, Ryan Seacrest Distinction, at Macy’s in 2014. Brown joined the company as executive vice president of external relations in July 2012, and was elevated to president in November 2013. She also holds the title of president of RSD Lifestyle LLC, a role she took on in July 2016.
“I’m grateful to Kelly for her significant contributions and unwavering dedication to my business and philanthropic interests over the past seven years,” Seacrest said. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working closely with and mentoring Kelly. Her intelligence, curiosity, passion, creativity and spirited drive will ensure she is successful in whatever path she chooses going forward.”
He said Brown has “a strong track record in cultivating strategic and successful partnerships, negotiating and executing complex, new business initiatives with a commitment to quality in everything she does,” he added.
Brown said her duties will be split among the company’s executive team.
“I’m indebted to Ryan and appreciate the faith and confidence he gave me throughout my tenure. I’m proud of everything we accomplished together,” Brown said. “This job has been one of the highlights of my

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Uber’s Top Deal Maker Cameron Poetzscher Resigns

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CBS Chief Moonves Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

CBS CEO Leslie Moonves is stepping down amid accusations he sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, a stunning downfall for one of the industry’s most powerful figures.
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Intel CEO Resigns Over Relationship With Employee

Intel said Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned for violating company policy by having a relationship with a co-worker, one of the most prominent CEOs to lose a job in an era of greater scrutiny over workplace behavior.
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Intel CEO Resigns Over Relationship With Employee

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Kenneth Cole Resigns as amfAR Chairman Amid Controversy Over Harvey Weinstein Deal

Kenneth Cole announced that he has stepped down as board chairman of AIDS research charity amfAR after serving on its board for more than 30 years. The news comes months after reports surfaced that the fashion designer allegedly made a deal to funnel charity proceeds to Harvey Weinstein’s investors. “Today my 14-year term as chairman concludes,” Cole […]

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Amazon Studios boss resigns amid Weinstein claims

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

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Chairman of Meatpacker at Center of Brazil Corruption Probe Resigns

The chairman of the world’s largest meat producer, JBS SA, stepped down Friday, weeks after telling prosecutors his company bribed Brazilian politicians, including President Michel Temer, in exchange for taxpayer-subsidized loans and other favors.
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Metropolitan Museum’s Director Resigns Under Pressure

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Singer Resigns Because Trump Reminds Her Of Hitler

A member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has resigned in protest over the group’s upcoming performance at Donald Trump’s inauguration, saying she could “never look [herself] in the mirror again” if she sang for the president-elect ― a man she likens to Adolf Hitler.

In a letter sent to the choir and later posted on Facebook, Jan Chamberlin explained that she has “spent several sleepless nights and days in turmoil and agony,” reflecting, praying and searching her soul.

“I’ve tried to tell myself that it will be alright and that I can continue in good conscience before God and man,” she wrote. “But it’s no use. I simply cannot continue with the recent turn of events. I could never look myself in the mirror again with self respect.”

By performing at the Jan. 20 ceremony, Chamberlin said, the choir will create the impression that it’s “endorsing tyranny and facism [sic].” 

Chamberlin went on to compare the incoming president to the leader of Nazi Germany.

“History is repeating itself; the same tactics are being used by Hitler (identify a problem, finding a scapegoat target to blame, and stirring up people with a combination of fanaticism, false promises, and fear, and gathering the funding),” she wrote. 

“I only know I could never ‘throw roses to Hitler.’ And I certainly could never sing for him.”

More than 200 of the choir’s 360 members are expected to perform at Trump’s inauguration, church officials earlier told The Salt Lake City Tribune.

But Chamberlin is not alone in her distress. Randall Thacker, a lifelong Mormon, launched a petition urging the choir not to perform for an “incoming president who has demonstrated sexist, racist, misogynistic, and xenophobic behavior that does not align with the principles and teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

As of Friday, the petition had topped 24,000 signatures

Chamberlin concluded her lengthy letter thus: “My heart is shattered and broken … but my conscience is clear. And THAT, really is all that matters.”

Todd Starnes of Fox News blasted Chamberlin’s post on Friday, noting that choir members’ participation in the inauguration is strictly voluntary and describing her Hitler comparison as “not only intellectually dishonest ― it’s downright repulsive.”

Trump’s transition team has struggled to find performers for his inauguration. The Rockettes are scheduled to perform, but one member of the famed dance company has also spoken out. She told Marie Claire, “This is making our show, our job, our name, branded as right-wing. An extreme right-wing.”

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