Keith Wyness leaving is not related to the planned move to Kirkby.
Everton have confirmed that the resignation of Chief Executive Keith Wyness is not related to the planned move from Goodison Park to a new stadium in Kirkby.
Wyness' departure was announced on Tuesday night.
A club statment on Wednesday said: "The club wish to re-iterate our commitment to the Destination Kirkby project.
"The departure of Keith Wyness is in no way connected to that project."
Chairman Bill Kenwright added: “Keith is going but the club is unaffected.“In the short term we have a terrific team in place at Goodison so it's business as usual.”