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Mainland returns to running own PR firm

Financial Dynamics partner Neil Mainland has left the company after two years to set up his own firm, Mainland PR.

Mainland, who joined FD after spending 10 years running his own PR firm, is in talks with a number of potential partners and is seeking clients in sectors, including fund management, life and pensions.

He plans to specialise in retail, institutional and business-to-business areas and expects to announce new business in the near future.

Mainland says he enjoyed his time at FD but could not resist the pull of setting up another consultancy from scratch. The name of the new firm is carried over from his previous company but Mainland intends to rebrand it later in the year.

He says: “I had an excellent time at FD, working with some great people and learning a lot. However, the lure of setting up again and creating the opportunity to learn from the past and build another consultancy was even stronger.”

FD head of financial services practice Andrew Waterworth says: “Neil is an entrepreneur and had made it clear he intended to return to running his own business. It is a very amicable departure and we wish him well.”

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