A statement from the AA says Bob Mackenzie was removed from his post, while a statement from the family says he “resigned” suffering from “acute ill health” and has been admitted to hospital.
Roadside assistance company the AA has removed its executive chairman Bob Mackenzie citing "gross misconduct".
In a statement yesterday, the AA said he would be replaced by John Leach as chairman and Simon Breakwell as chief executive. Leach has been a non-executive with the company since 2014 while Breakwell joined in the same year as non-executive serving as chairman of the remuneration committee.
A statement later in the day from Mackenzie's son, Peter, said he had "resigned", was unwell and had been admitted to hospital. He described his conditio
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