Tuesday, November 27, 2007
The American Red Cross announced today that it asked for and received the resignation of President and CEO Mark W. Everson, former IRS Commissioner, effective immediately:
The Board acted quickly after learning that Mr. Everson engaged in a personal relationship with a subordinate employee. It concluded that the situation reflected poor judgment on Mr. Everson's part and diminished his ability to lead the organization in the future. He joined the American Red Cross as President and CEO on May 29, 2007.