Brian Krzanich is the present CEO of Intel. Brian made the announcement of his resignation from the American Manufacturing Council on Monday. The council is headed by the President Donald Trump. Now, a total of three executives has left the council post the Charlottesville violence.
Brian wrote in a blog post, “I resigned to call attention to the serious harm our divided political climate is causing to critical issues, including the serious need to address the decline of American manufacturing.”
Apart from this, he said that many important issues are being affected by the current political situation, and the mission of rebuilding the manufacturing base is being ignored.
What happened in Charlottesville
There happened to be a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville past Saturday. Reportedly, a man rammed his car into the rally of these counter protestors. One of the women was killed and many others were injured in the incident. This gave way to violence.
What was Trump’s stand on this?
Trump accused ‘many sides’ in his response to the Charlottesville incident. This response of him has criticized all around even from within his own party.
Later on Monday, he tried to improve his mistake and said that racism as evil, he also pointed out to the rebel groups KKK and neo-Nazis.
Who resigned before Brian?
Kenneth Frasier, the CEO of the pharmaceutical giant Merck was the first to resign. Kevin Plank was the next to follow on Monday eve. Kevin is the CEO of sports wear manufacturer Under Armour. The latest addition to the list is Brian Krzanich, the CEO of Intel.