Personal Touch CEO Doug Crawford steps down

Personal Touch chief executive Doug Crawford has resigned.

He will be replaced as by non-executive director Max Wright who will stand in until a permanent replacement is found. Crawford will stay on to hand over to Wright who the firms says will be in charge for the “foreseeable future”.

Crawford says: “I am proud that I leave behind one of the strongest management teams in the financial services sector. The network is in great shape and the team are implementing a four year vision and strategy, which will continue to differentiate it from everyone else in the market. I know Personal Touch will continue to be successful and I wish the team well as they continue to take the business forward.”

Wright says: “Doug has done a great job in building a solid infrastructure for the business to face the challenges the changing financial service sector is bringing. On behalf of the Board I would like to thank him for his hard work and leadership and our best wishes as he moves to take up his next challenge. We have started the search process for a replacement and in the meantime it is business as usual through a highly motivated and capable management team.”