Teneo chief executive Declan Kelly was first removed from the board of concert organizers, Global Citizen, before resigning his post at his own company on Tuesday, June 29.
He said in a statement he had apologized to those affected by his actions at a concert where Prince Harry was given a standing ovation for a speech about compassion and humanity.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were campaign chairs for the event, which saw the Foo Fighters, Selena Gomez and Jennifer Lopez perform for key workers who had spent the previous year battling coronavirus.
President Joe Biden and the first lady recorded a message of support for the concert, intended to raise private sector funding to supply vaccines for developing world countries.
However, Kelly was accused of inappropriate behavior towards a number of women and men at a cocktail party afterwards, where Global Citizen board members and guests were present, the Financial Times reported.
Kelly released a statement on Teneo’s website: “On May 2nd I made an inadvertent, public and embarrassing mistake for which I took full responsibility and apologized to those directly affected, as well as my colleagues and clients.
“A campaign against the reputation of our firm has followed and may even continue in the coming days.
“However, regardless of the veracity of any such matters I do not want them to be an…