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Former IFA Promotion chief exec David Elms passes away

Former IFA Promotion chief executive David Elms passed away last Tuesday after being diagnosed with cancer.

Elms stepped down last October and his role has been handed over to Karen Barrett.

David Graham, chairman of IFA Promotion, says: “Although fully aware of the health issues which resulted in David’s early retirement last October, his sudden death on Tuesday was both unexpected and shocking.  I will miss him a lot.

“David’s drive, enthusiasm and total commitment to promoting the positive benefits of independent, professional financial advice to both consumers and the media, have put IFAP in the strong, influential position it holds today. All of us at IFAP will continue to fulfil his ambitions for the betterment of the whole of our industry.

“Our thoughts and support are with his family and friends at this sad time.”

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  • Steven Hibbs 22nd April 2010 at 3:43 pm

    I had the pleasure of working with David whilst at Black Horse, he was a true gentleman and professional, who I am sure will be missed by all that knew him; my sympathy goes out to his family and friends.