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Gardner quits Positive Solutions

Former AWD Group chief executive Doug Gardner has resigned as Positive Solutions distribution director.

Gardner had been at the IFA firm for less than six months but is serving out his gardening leave after deciding to move on.

Marketing manager Daniel Harrison says that Gardner has left the company by mutual consent and it was an amicable decision.

Gardner was at AWD Group for 17 years, becoming chief executive in 1996. He resigned from in August 2005 at the same time as managing director Chris Isard.

Gardner led the management buyout of Thompsons in 1997 and then an agreement with AWD Holdings in 2001.

Harrison says: “Things just did not work out. It has ended amicably and Gardner has left the firm.”

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