Princess Mabel Resigns from Elders CEO Position

  May 9, 2012 at 3:11 am by

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau has resigned from her position as Chief Executive Officer of The Elders.

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The decision was announced following a meeting of The Elders on May 7th in Norway. The Princess has decided to step down due to the current situation with her husband, Prince Friso, who is in a coma following an avalanche accident on February 17th.

Radio Netherlands reports that Princess Mabel will continue part-time as a senior advisor with the organisation. Archbishop Desmound Tutu said that the Princess’s resignation was a “great loss” for the organisation, which works to tackle peace and human rights initiatives.

Click here to read more about Princess Mabel’s work with The Elders.

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2 Responses to Princess Mabel Resigns from Elders CEO Position

  1. Mary MacLennan says:

    Duty is commendable and she has carried on for as long as she felt able there are others who will fill the gap. Her first desire is to be with her husband who needs her more at this moment.he should be allowed this time.

  2. shamsi says:

    She and her husband are in my prayers.
    God Bless.

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