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Martyn to join IFA Search as MD

Former IFA Promotion managing director Ann-Marie Martyn will soon become managing direc-tor of internet portal IFA Search, the company she tried to merge with IFAP.

Martyn says she is in talks with IFA Search but refuses to comment further. There is not expected to be an announcement for another two weeks.

Martyn&#39s mobile phone message says she is “sunbathing” but she is currently sitting at a “borr- owed” desk at the headquarters of software company Key Group, which is one of the financial backers of IFA Search.

Speculation was first raised in Money Market-ing about Martyn&#39s fut-ure when merger talks between IFAP and IFA Search foundered. The IFAP board&#39s rejection of the link-up prompted Martyn&#39s resignation two weeks ago.

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