PFS chief executive Keith Richards to step down

Headed up PFS for eight years

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He helped launch the pro-bono programmes including MoneyPlan with Citizens Advice, Forces MoneyPlan for armed forces veterans and My Personal Finance Skills.
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He helped launch the pro-bono programmes including MoneyPlan with Citizens Advice, Forces MoneyPlan for armed forces veterans and My Personal Finance Skills.

Personal Finance Society (PFS) chief executive Keith Richards is stepping down from his role this summer after eight years in the job.

Richards (pictured), who was appointed CEO in 2013 following the implementation of the Retail Distribution Review, will step down from his role on 30 June. Before the PFS, he was distribution director...

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