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Ex-PTFS chairman Martin Wilson launches new leads firm

Former Personal Touch Financial Services chairman Martin Wilson is backing a new protection lead generation company with his wife Amanda.

The Consumer and Data Cleansing Centre, will specialise in protection leads. It also client management and servicing.

The firm is owned by an IFA, but Amanda says: “The Consumer Centre is the brain child of an IFA who had a telesales operation to provide leads for his IFAs. We have helped him take this further.”

Martin Wilson stepped down as chairman of PTFS earlier this month, however the pair retained their shareholding and are to become corporate ambassadors for the network.

Martin Wilson was suspended from PTFS in November pending an internal investigation, but he says this was resolved without any disciplinary issue and had no bearing on his decision to step down.


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