The Board

(a) Audit Committee (n) Nomination Committee (r) Remuneration Committee

Dennis Millard

Dennis Millard

Current Role:Chairman since 28 May 2009. Committee Memberships: (n)(chair) (r)

Additional Roles Held: Chairman of Connect Group plc (formerly Smiths News plc), Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Pets at Home Group Plc and Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of both Debenhams plc and Premier Farnell plc.

Past Roles: His former appointments include Chief Financial Officer of Cookson Group plc, Finance Director of Medeva plc, Non-Executive Director of Exel plc and a member of the Economic Affairs Committee of the CBI.

Brings to the Board: Dennis has a broad commercial and financial experience in the retail, service, distribution and manufacturing sectors in the UK and internationally. Dennis is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town.

Dennis is a keen cyclist and rides on-road a Boardman Road Team Carbon and off-road either a Boardman Team Comp or a Carrera Crossfire. He is also an avid surfer and golfer.

Jill McDonald

Jill McDonald

Current Role: Group Chief Executive since 11 May 2015. Committee Memberships: (n)

Past Roles: Jill was CEO, UK & President, North West Division, of McDonald's Corporation for 5 years, having originally joined as Chief Marketing Officer UK & Northern Europe in 2006. Jill is a Non-Executive Director at Intercontinental Hotels Group plc.

Brings to the Board: During Jill’s tenure, the public perception of the McDonald’s brand and business was transformed in the UK with strong investment in menu, customer insight and experience, and colleague development, leading to consistently impressive results. Jill has in-depth consumer experience, having previously worked in a number of marketing and management roles at Colgate Palmolive and British Airways.

Jill and her family already own Halfords bikes and are looking forward to exploring more of the ranges.

Jonny Mason

Jonny Mason

Current Role: Chief Financial Officer since 12 October 2015, with responsibility for Finance, Investor Relations, Legal, Company Secretariat, IT and Non-Merchandise Procurement.

Past Roles: Jonny was CFO of Scandi Standard AB, a Scandinavian company that successfully listed in Stockholm in June 2014.  Prior to that Jonny was CFO at Odeon and UCI Cinemas for eight years and Finance Director of Sainsbury's Supermarkets where he worked for five years. His early career was at Shell and Hanson plc.

Brings to the Board: Jonny brings a broad range of financial experience across consumer facing and retail businesses.  He is a strong leader with a track record in a range of business contexts.

David Adams

David Adams

Current Role:  Non-Executive Director since 1 March 2011. Senior Independent Director since 1 March 2014.  Committee Memberships: (a)(chair) (n) (r)

Additional Roles Held: David is currently Chairman of Conviviality Retail plc, Musto Ltd, Park Cameras Ltd, and Walk the Walk (a breast cancer charity), and is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Hornby plc.

Past Roles: David was Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of House of Fraser plc until its sale in 2006, then Executive Chairman of Jessops plc in 2007, becoming Non-Executive Chairman after it was taken private, leaving in 2012. In addition he has been Chairman at Moss Bros plc and Alexon plc , and has held several Executive and Non-Executive roles in over 25 years in retailing.

Brings to the Board:  He brings extensive and relevant experience in financial and general management roles, including 10 years as plc Finance Director, and has held 4 other plc Audit Chair roles over the last 5 years.

David is a keen tennis player, golfer, and skier and enjoys getting out on his Boardman bike when the sun comes out.

Claudia Arney

Claudia Arney

Current Role:  Non-Executive Director since 25 January 2011. Remuneration Committee chairman since 1 March 2014. Committee Memberships: (a) (n) (r)

Additional Roles Held:  Claudia is a Non-Executive Director of Telecity Group PLC, and of which she is Chair of the Public Data Group, and a member of the Advisory Boards of the Shareholder Executive, and of Derwent London PLC and Huawei.

Past Roles:  Claudia was the Group Managing Director, Digital at EMAP Inform until late 2010 where she led the development and execution of online publishing strategy as well as managing the public sector and media divisions. Prior to this she was Director of the Enterprise and Growth Unit at HM Treasury, which she joined from Goldman Sachs where she was an Executive Director. She has also worked at FT.Com, and Mckinsey, and was Managing Director of from 1998 to 2000.

Brings to the Board:  Claudia brings extensive experience of strategy formulation and business development, particularly in the online consumer and media space.

Claudia and her family are keen campers and are regularly found out and about in their Urban Escape Kuraitent. Destinations have ranged from France to Scotland to their back garden, and all have been much enjoyed.

Helen Jones

Helen Jones

Current Role:  Non-Executive Director since 1 March 2014. Committee Memberships: (a) (n) (r)

Additional Roles Held:  Helen is currently a senior executive at Caffé Nero.

Past Roles:  Helen was CEO of the Zizzi Restaurants group and was also responsible for successfully launching the Ben & Jerry's brand in the UK and Europe.

Brings to the Board:  Helen brings valuable and relevant marketing and branding experience in consumer focused businesses.

Helen rides a Specialized Ariel but has yet to muster the courage to move to road bikes, preferring the relative comfort of the hybrid version. She promises to buy a Halfords' brand next time! She is married with three adult sons.