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March 31, 2015 2:10 PM ET

Multiline Retail

Company Overview of Poundland Group plc

Company Overview

Poundland Group plc operates as a single price value general merchandise retailer under the Poundland and Dealz brands in Europe. The company’s stores offer a range of products in various categories comprising household, grocery, impulse, and health and beauty products. It operates a network of approximately 528 stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Willenhall, the United Kingdom.

Wellmans Road

Willenhall,  WV13 2QT

United Kingdom

Founded in 1990

13,973 Employees

Key Executives for Poundland Group plc

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 58
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Age: 48
Total Annual Compensation: $233.0K
Trading & Marketing Director and Executive Director
Age: 50
Total Annual Compensation: $320.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Poundland Group plc Key Developments

Poundland Group plc Announces the Appointment of Mary Barnard as Independent Non-Executive Director

Poundland Group plc announced the appointment of Mary Barnard as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Mary is currently Area President, Northern Europe at Mondelez International Inc, where she is responsible for the commercial leadership of the UK, Ireland and Nordic markets. Prior to that she was Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Pepsi-Lipton Partnership responsible for all core business operations, including sales, marketing and R&D.

99p Stores Limited, Poundland Group plc - M&A Call

To discuss the acquisition of 99p Stores Ltd by Poundland Group plc

Poundland Group plc Announces the Resignation of Stephen Coates as Non-Executive Director, Effective January 31, 2015

Poundland Group plc announced the resignation of Stephen Coates as a non-executive Director of the company with effect from January 31, 2015. Stephen's resignation follows his retirement from Warburg Pincus LLC, the company's principal shareholder. Stephen and Paul Best have represented Warburg Pincus on Poundland's Board since their investment in the company in June 2010. Paul Best will remain on the Board.

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