Halfords appoints Graham Stapleton as CEO

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Source: Market Watch Personal Finance

LONDON–Halfords Group PLC (HFD.LN) said Wednesday that Graham Stapleton will succeed Jill McDonald as chief executive officer of the company, effective Jan. 15, 2018.

The bike and car parts retailer also said current finance head Jonny Mason will assume the CEO role on an interim basis from Sept. 22, until Mr. Stapleton’s appointment is effective. Mr. Stapleton is currently CEO of Dixons Carphone PLC’s (DC.LN) software business, Honeybee.

Ms. McDonald, the current CEO, will leave the company at the end of September having resigned on May 3 to take up a position at Marks & Spencer PLC (MKS.LN).

Write to Tapan Panchal at tapan.panchal@wsj.com

Source: Market Watch Personal Finance