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Launched in 1990. In 2010 it was reported that "Poundland, one of the UK companies to thrive during the recession, is being sold to Warburg Pincus by Advent International, another private equity firm." [1]


Accessed May 2015: [2]

Board (2012)

Accessed September 2012: [3]

  • Colin Smith OBE, Chairman
  • Jim McCarthy, Chief Executive
  • Nick Hateley, Finance Director
  • David Coxon, Trading Director
  • Tim McDonnell, Retail Operations Director
  • Craig Bales, Property Director
  • Andy Monk, Distribution Director
  • Mark Powell, Human Resource Director


Web: http://www.poundland.co.uk

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. guardian.co.uk Poundland sold for £200m in private equity deal, organizational web page, accessed September 17, 2012.
  2. Board, Poundland, accessed May 23, 2015.
  3. Poundland Directors, organizational web page, accessed September 17, 2012.