Kermode loses battle


Cabcharge Australia Chairman Reg Kermode has passed away after an aggressive battle with cancer

Cabcharge Australia Chairman Reg Kermode has passed away after an aggressive battle with cancer.

Just prior to his death Kermode has resigned from the company and saying that he deeply valued the support and friendship of his current and past boards.

Kermode has been a member of past and the current boards since 1975, in what was then the Deluxe Red & Yellow Cabs Co-operative Trading Society.

It was advised last week that surgery undertaken on April 13 concluded Kermode had developed an aggressive form of cancer.

Kermode previously said he had been very grateful for the assistance and opportunities he has been given and the support of all the staff that have been with the company during that period, many of whom have been with the company for over 20 years.

As Chairman of CDC, Kermode had presided over joint ventures between ComfortDelGro and Cabcharge (CDC) to run bus services in Australia.

Cabcharge Company Secretary Andrew Skelton says the company is deeply saddened to hear of the passing on April 30.

"The board passes on its sincere condolences to the Kermode family and to the staff of the Cabcharge Group of Companies.

"The board wishes to acknowledge the immense contribution made by Mr Kermode to the taxi industry and the business community generally."

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