Car accessories chain Halfords has appointed Dennis Millard as chairman.
Millard is also chairman of Smith News, and a non-executive director of Premier Farnell, Xchanging and Debenhams.
Millard said: "I am delighted to be joining Halfords at a time when it continues to make such good progress against each of its strategic priorities. I also look forward to working with the Halfords board and with David Wild, the group's chief executive officer, who has made an excellent and telling contribution since he joinied Halfords last year.
"On behalf of the board, I would like to thank my predecessor Richard Pym, for his valuable contribution to Halfords in the two years he was chairman. I would also like to thank Nigel Wilson, our senior independent director, who took up the reins last year as acting chairman until my appointment."