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Mapping a Lead field in MS Dynamics CRM 4

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I need to make some changes to the Lead entity in MS CRM 4. Currenly when a lead is converted to an Account & Contact the "first name" and "last name" fields from the lead populate the "primary contact" field in the Account record. Our company is using the" primary contact" field on the Account record to record the name of the Owner of the company.  However when our sales people enter leads the persons name that they use is almost never the owner, but a buyer or other contact.
I would like to create a contact record for the Lead contact but do not want it to fill in the "primary contact" field when it creates an account record.
I was thinking about changing the current "first & last name" fields (on the Lead record) and calling them "Owner first & last name", then adding new name fields for the lead contact person, but how do I get it to create a contact record for the new contact name fields?  Is it even possible?
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