James D. Dunning, Jr
The Dunning Group Inc
Ben Elliot
Quintessentially Group

Sir Charles Dunstone

TalkTalk

London, UK

Chairman

TalkTalk

Sir Charles Dunstone
Biography
Sir Charles Dunstone is the Chairman of Dixons Carphone. He is the founder of Carphone Warehouse and has been Chairman since 28 January 2010. He was CEO of Old Carphone Warehouse from 1989-2010 where he led the growth of Carphone Warehouse both before and after its flotation on the London Stock Exchange in 2000 to become one of Europe’s largest independent telecommunications retailers. Sir Charles was also appointed chairman of TalkTalk in 2010. Sir Charles has been Chairman of The Prince’s Trust since 2009 and a member of its Council since 2000. He is also Chairman of Royal Museums Greenwich.

Sir Charles Dunstone’s Newsfeed

08 Feb 2018
Evening Standard
TalkTalk slashes dividend to fund its ultra fast broadband expansion to three million homes

TalkTalk said on Tuesday it launched ambitious plans to install ultrafast broadband in three million UK homes, in a direct challenge to BT’s Openreach. The company, led by chairman Sir Charles Dunstone, is raising £200 million from investors to fund the roll out and cut its debts. Directors will contribute £40 million. He claims the move will put the company “at the heart” of digital Britain.

10 Jan 2018
MOD Pizza Raises $33 Million in Equity Capital to Fuel Growth

This latest funding round brings the company’s total equity capital raised to more than $185 million, financing MOD said will help it bolster its presence in existing U.S. markets and in the United Kingdom, where it’s opened a handful of locations since signing a joint venture agreement in 2015 with Sir Charles Dunstone and Roger Taylor.

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Sir Charles Dunstone’s Background

Chairman
Jan 2002 - Present
TalkTalk Telecom Group plc is a company which provides pay television, telecommunications, Internet access and mobile network services to businesses and consumers in the United Kingdom.
Chairman
Jan 1989 - May 2016
Founder and CEO of Old Carphone Warehouse from 1989 to 2010 and Chairman since 28 January 2010.

Other Business Interests

Investor
Sep 2015 - Present
London, UK
MOD is the original superfast pizza experience. A pioneering fast-casual concept with artisan-style pizzas and salads that are individually sized, made on demand and ready in minutes.
Chairman
Nov 2013 - Present
London, UK
Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) comprises the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House. Together they work to illustrate the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars, and their relationship with people.
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