New chairs lined up at major retailer Halfords, investment management firm St. James’s Place, and cider brands owner C&C Group.
Keith Williams is to take on the chairmanship of bicycle and car maintenance retailer Halfords. He will begin as chair on 24 July at the conclusion of its AGM, with Dennis Millard stepping down after nine years in the role.
Chartered accountant Williams is the former CEO and executive chairman of British Airways. He also serves as a non-executive director of Aviva and Royal Mail, plus deputy chairman of John Lewis.
“He is one of the most respected business leaders in the UK with extensive experience and a proven record in retail and other areas,” said senior independent director David Adams. “I would also like to thank D
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