Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s chief of staff has resigned after 11 months in the role. Catherine St-Laurent – who was also the managing director of Archewell, the couple’s non-profit organization – had previously insisted she was “honored” to receive the job, but has now decided to leave. the post.
However, Catherine confirmed that she was ready to continue as Sussex’s senior adviser.
James Holt, the couple’s UK PR adviser, replaces her as executive director, meaning Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – who moved to California last year – will no longer be staffed British press.
Toya Holness, their spokesperson in California, is set to become Archewell’s global press secretary, while Catherine will provide “daily advice and support” to the organization, according to The Times newspaper.
Elsewhere, Ben Browning, who produced the acclaimed film Promising Young Woman, has joined Archewell as head of content, which means he will be responsible for the couple’s Netflix work and their Spotify podcasts.
Looking forward to his new role, Ben explained, “From the moment they shared their vision for Archewell as a global production company that will feature diverse voices and share uplifting stories, I knew that I wanted to help with this unique opportunity. It is an exciting business to start. “
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed that the couple had ‘exchanged personal vows’ days before their wedding.
The Duchess recently caused confusion when she claimed they were married in their garden to the Archbishop of Canterbury days before their official wedding in 2018.
But a spokesperson has now clarified the situation, explaining: “The couple exchanged personal vows days before their official / legal marriage on May 19.” (DMC / BAN / DMC)
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