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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

04 Dec 2017
Burger chain Five Guys ranked top hospitality firm in Sunday Times Fast Track 100

The Sunday Times has rated casual dining chain Five Guys the top hospitality company in its Fast Track 100 list which ranks the 100 private companies with the fastest-growing sales over their last three years in the UK. The ‘better burger’ company backed by Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone, was listed eight in the table thanks to an annual sales rise of 129% over the last three years.

09 Nov 2017
The Comms Vision 2017 Interview: Sir Charles Dunstone, Executive Chairman, TalkTalk Group

Dunstone has a gripping tale to tell and an instinct to make a difference. He also has personal traits that some people might categorise as disadvantages. Yet he emphatically confirms the opposite. He is not especially academic and has a mind that's prone to flit here and there - but these are among his pack of trump cards. "I'm dyslexic, have a short attention span and a restless butterfly brain - so I can't stick at one thing for very long," he told Comms Vision conferees in an exclusive interview. "Therefore I am always inspired by what I see around me - that's the core of it."

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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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