Douglas Pollard - POLLARD BANKNOTE Co-CEO and Director

Mr. Douglas Earle Pollard serves as CoChief Executive Officer, Director of Pollard Banknote Ltd. He joined Pollard Banknote in 1997 as Vice President, Lottery Management Services and on May 1, 2011, he was appointed CoChief Executive Officer. From 1997 to 1999 he was a Director and the General Manager of Imprimerie Spciale de Banque, a subsidiary of Pollard Banknote based in Paris, France. Prior to 1997 Mr. Pollard was a Senior Consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Age: 44  CEO Since 2011  MBA    
Pollard has an M.B.A. from The Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a B.A. from the University of Manitoba.

POLLARD BANKNOTE Management Efficiency

POLLARD BANKNOTE has return on total asset (ROA) of 7.8 % which means that it generated profit of $7.8 on every $100 spent on asset. This is normal as compared to the sector avarege. Similarly, it shows return on equity (ROE) of 16.82 %, meaning that it generated $16.82 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders. POLLARD BANKNOTE management efficiency ratios could be used to measure how well the company manages its routine affairs as well as how well it operates its assets and liabilities.
The company has accumulated 126.59 M in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 107.7, indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. POLLARD BANKNOTE has a current ratio of 2.33, suggesting that it is liquid and has the ability to pay its financial obligations in time and when they become due. Debt can assist POLLARD BANKNOTE until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, POLLARD BANKNOTE's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like POLLARD BANKNOTE sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for POLLARD to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about POLLARD BANKNOTE's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

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Pollard Banknote Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides lottery and gaming products and services worldwide. Pollard Banknote Limited is a subsidiary of Pollard Equities Limited. POLLARD BANKNOTE operates under Gambling classification in Canada and is traded on Toronto Stock Exchange. It employs 1597 people. POLLARD BANKNOTE LIMITED (PBL) is traded on Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada and employs 1,597 people.


Elected by the shareholders, the POLLARD BANKNOTE's board of directors comprises two types of representatives: POLLARD BANKNOTE inside directors who are chosen from within the company, and outside directors, selected externally and held independent of POLLARD. The board's role is to monitor POLLARD BANKNOTE's management team and ensure that shareholders' interests are well served. POLLARD BANKNOTE's inside directors are responsible for reviewing and approving budgets prepared by upper management to implement core corporate initiatives and projects. On the other hand, POLLARD BANKNOTE's outside directors are responsible for providing unbiased perspectives on the board's policies.
Garry Leach, Independent Director
Jerry Gray, Lead Independent Director
Douglas Pollard, Co-CEO and Director
Lawrence Pollard, Chair Emeritus of the Board
Delmore Crewson, Independent Director
Gordon Pollard, Executive Chairman and Secretary
John Pollard, Co-CEO, Director
Riva Richard, Executive VP of Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Robert Rose, CFO and Executive Vice-President of Fin.

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