Prince Harry and Meghan Markle split from two senior Archewell execs, less than two years after they got together

Amidst the announcement of several promotions and new hires, Archewell, the non-profit organization he founded Prince Harry And Meghan Markle, parting ways with two other CEOs, Fox News Digital can confirm.

Nor is Ben Browning, Head of Content at Archewell Productions and Archewell Audio, and Fara Taylor, Archewell’s chief marketing officer, will continue to work with the company.

“Ben and Fara have been integral in the creation and execution of many critically and commercially acclaimed projects during their tenure. They expertly delivered content and campaigns that exceeded expectations and made their mark in the cultural zeitgeist,” a press release obtained by Fox read digital news.

“They have played a crucial role in helping to tell the Duke and Duchess’s stories thus far, and the couple remain extremely grateful for their support on vital ‘Looking Back’ projects, as they now look forward,” she noted.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly parted ways with “Harry and Meghan” executive producer Ben Browning.
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Browning, Ann Oscar nominated producer and BAFTA Film Award Winner in March 2021.

In a statement obtained by People, Browning wrote at the time of the new opportunity, “From the moment they shared their vision for Archewell as a world-class production company that would highlight diverse voices and share cutting-edge stories, I knew I wanted to help with this unique opportunity… It’s an exciting company to start.” .”

Ben Browning served as one of the executive producers on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Netflix series, "Harry and Megan."

Ben Browning served as one of the executive producers on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Netflix series, ‘Harry and Meghan’.
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Taylor was confirmed to be joining Archewell less than a year ago, according to Variety. She previously worked for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Neither Browning nor Taylor would be replaced, as their positions had been dissolved.

This isn't the first time an executive has left an organization or position under Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

This isn’t the first time an executive has left an organization or position under Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
(Courtesy of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex)

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This is not the first time that the Duke or Duchess of Sussex’s staff have left their posts in a short period of time. When Taylor was announced as Chief Marketing Officer in 2021, it was announced that Catherine St. Laurent would own moved into a senior advisory role, Less than a year after starting her term as Chief of Staff.

Despite the loss of Browning and Taylor, the organization has named Serena Reagan as Head of Podcast, in anticipation of the second season of Markle’s “Archaetypes” podcast, to be picked up. Reagan is appointed at the end of 2022.

In addition, Co-Executive Director Shauna Knipp has been appointed to work alongside Executive Director James Holt to “manage the nonprofit’s growing charitable portfolio. Since 2018, Knipp has served as Vice President of Philanthropy at SB Projects and has held various philanthropic positions including: That at Goldhirsh Foundation and Fundamental Inc,” the press release explains.

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