NIK POWELL (born 4 November 1950) is a British businessman and one of
the co-founders of the
Virgin Group with
Richard Branson . After
operating a mail-order company, a small record shop, and a recording
studio, the partners established
* 1 Biography * 2 Personal life * 3 References * 4 External links
In 1983, Powell and
Stephen Woolley founded Palace Productions, which
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Powell currently is director of the National Film and Television School in England while maintaining his position as chairman of Scala Productions.
Powell's marriage to Merrill Tomassi, the sister of Richard Branson's first wife, ended in divorce. He then married singer Sandie Shaw and helped relaunch her career. They had two children, Amie and Jack, before divorcing in the early 1990s.
* ^ "St Richard\'s – Home". St-richards.org.uk. 1 December 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2013. * ^ "NIK POWELL Director, NFTS". NFTS. Retrieved 16 January 2011. * ^ Alberge, Dalya (3 October 2010). "UK film-makers \'frittering away millions\'". The Observer. Retrieved 16 January 2011. * ^ Gant, Charles (6 December 2010). "My alternative British Independent Film awards 2010". The Guardian. Retrieved 16 January 2011.