"Jim McCarthy joined Poundland as Chief Executive in May 2006. Prior to joining Poundland, Jim was Managing Director of J Sainsbury's convenience stores and was a member of the operating, retail and investment boards.
"His experience extends to over thirty years in retail including Chief Executive of T&S stores plc (operated over 1200 stores), Managing Director of Neighbourhood Retailing (part of Next plc) and Managing Director of Birmingham Post & Mail's retail estate. Jim is also a Non-Executive Director at Wynnstay Group Plc." 
Resources and articles
- Poundland Directors, organizational web page, accessed September 17, 2012.