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Graham takes over as IFAP chairman

IFAP has announced its new chairman is to be former Scottish Widows brand and network development director David Graham.

The move, which is effective immediately, sees Graham come out of his short-lived retirement to take over from Roy Nicolson, who was temporarily filling the role during the recruitment process.

Graham, 56, retired from Widows last year after a 37-year career with the provider. Throughout his time at Widows he worked closely with IFAs in a variety of roles.

Nicolson now reverts back to his role as chairman of Advice First, the lobbying body which sits in between IFAP and Aifa. He had been serving as chairman of IFAP since Kevin McBrien, the former NPI chief executive, stood down at the end of 2002 after a year and half in the job.

IFAP chief executive David Elms says: “We are delighted to have David on board – he is a perfect fit for IFAP&#39s high-profile IFA marketing and PR role.”

Nicolson says: “I am pleased David has agreed to become chairman of IFA Promotion. His experience will prove invaluable in dealing with the challenges that lay ahead for IFAP and the industry.”

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