Nipper's new master: Irish accountant Paul McGowan

His Masters Voice has taken on a new tone. But what you might not know, is that an Irish former accountant is now holding Nipper’s lead.

Hilco UK, the restructuring company that recently bought HMV from administrators Deloitte is led by Paul McGowan.

The Irish born chief executive originally graduated from University of Ulster with a BA in accountancy in the 1980s, and went on to become a chartered accountant.

McGowan moved on accountancy career to another area of finance: retail restructuring and business turnaround.

While 49-year-old McGowan isn’t media shy, having issued numerous statments about his recent high-profile deals, he...

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