14 August 2009
Halfords Group plc - Director Declaration
Notification of change in Director's details
Mr Nick Wharton, Finance Director of Halfords Group plc, has been appointed a Non-Executive Director of Dunelm Group plc with effect from 14 August 2009. He will become Chairman of the audit committee as well as sitting on the remuneration and nominations committees
This disclosure is made to comply with LR 9.16.4 R of the Listing Rules.
Group Company Secretary
Halfords Group plc
The Group employs approximately 10,000 staff and sells over 10,000 different product lines, ranging from car parts and cycles through to the latest in-car technology, child seats, roof boxes and outdoor leisure and camping equipment. Halfords' own brands include Ripspeed, for car enhancement and Bikehut, for cycles and cycling accessories, including the Apollo and Carrera brands. Two further premium brands were added during 2008; Boardman cycles and accessories, where Halfords has exclusive UK distribution rights, and URBAN Escape for camping equipment. Operating from 466 stores, including internationally, 22 stores in Republic of Ireland, five stores in the Czech Republic and one in Poland, and 29 smaller format, compact stores Halfords offers a "wefit" service for car parts, child seats, satellite navigation and in-car entertainment systems, and a "werepair" service for cycles.