Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.
Shelterbox CEO Removed
2:51pm 21st August 2012
Tom Henderson has been removed as the CEO of Helston charity Shelterbox.
Bosses have told Pirate FM that the decision was unanimous and made by the board.
An appeal process is on-going.
The organisation has released this statement:
"The Board of ShelterBox Trust can confirm that Tom Henderson is no longer CEO of ShelterBox. The decision to remove him from the role was unanimous. There is an on-going appeal process, and as we do not wish to prejudice any outcome, and to maintain fairness to all involved, we will not make any further comment. A process has already begun to find a new CEO, with John Leach (previously Chief Operating Officer) acting as CEO in the interim period.
"We can however assure everyone that our operations and day to day management continue unhindered, with a very successful open day held over the weekend, and on-going operations to deliver aid underway in the Philippines, we will continue to help thousands of families worldwide affected by disaster providing them with Shelter, Warmth and Dignity."
Share This StoryTweet
BREAKING: 'Suspicious' Death In Padstow
Cornwall News: A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder
Net migration is down, but is it Brexit that's done it?
National News: There is no doubt that on 26 May 2016 the ONS net migration total of 333,000 became one of the most important figures of the EU referendum campaign.
Brit Awards: Stars pay tribute to George Michael
Showbiz News: Friends and artists paid tribute to the late George Michael at the Brit Awards, honouring the star's "spellbinding" performances.
Winning US Powerball ticket bought in Indiana worth £349m
World News: A lucky gambler in Indiana has been confirmed as one of the biggest winners in US Powerball history.
Non-league Lincoln make FA Cup history
Sports News: Lincoln have become the first non-league team to reach the quarter finals of the FA Cup in more than 100 years.
How you can perfect the 'dabbing' move Tom Watson apparently tried at PMQs
Strange News: The "dab" dance is a phenomenon that has caught on around the world.