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Hollands resigns from Bestinvest

Jason Hollands, deputy managing director of Best-invest and one of the highest-profile investment commentators in the UK, has resigned from the IFA to pursue other interests.

He had been with the company for more than nine years, helping build its profile and elevating it to among the best-known IFAs in the market.

One of Hollands&#39 more enduring achievements at Bestinvest was to introduce its half-yearly spot the dog competition, which names and shames the worst-performing funds.

He is also well known for his political ambitions, standing as a Conservative candidate in the 2001 general election. Hollands says: “After more than nine years at Bestinvest, it was time for new challenges.”

Bestinvest chairman and managing director John Spiers says he has yet to make a decision over Hollands&#39 replacement.

He says: “Jason had made a major contribution to Bestinvest over the past 10 years and we wish him well in the future.”

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