- Ron Jones (businessman)
Ron Jones is a
businessmanand Executive Chairman of Tinopolis, one of the UK's largest television production company. He was previously a partner in the accounting and consultancy firm Arthur Andersen. He was a founder of Tinopolisin 1990 and has led the company since that time. Jones took the Company public in 2005 and this led to a rapid expansion by acquisition, including a hostile takeover of the largest listed production company at that time, The Television Corporation PLC. In 2008 Jones and his management team bought the Company back in partnership with Vitruvian, a private equity company.
Jones is a former member of the
Sports Council for Walesand the Welsh Language Board. He was Treasurer of Glamorgan County Cricket Clubfor 9 years and is a director and former Chairman of Llanelli Scarlets, the leading rugby unionclub.
1. Guardian newspaper profile [http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2006/jul/17/mediaguardiantop100200617]
2. Ron Jones takes Tinopolis private again [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/2789749/tinopolis-to-quit-AIM-after-private-equity-offer.html]
3. Bank of Scotland Entrepreneurs [http://www.business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/entrepreneur/article3902941.ece]
Ron Jones profile at Tinopolis (http://www.tinopolis.com/WhoAreWe/Management/?pid=2&id=33)
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