Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed: 1 February 2018
Committee membership: Audit, Remuneration (Chairman), Nomination
Dennis is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. He is the Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Pets at Home plc and Chairman of The Watches of Switzerland Group Limited. Dennis is also Chairman of the Trustees of the charity The Holy Cross Children’s Trust. He was previously Chairman of Halfords Group Plc and Connect Group plc and Senior Independent Director at Debenhams plc, Premier Farnell plc and Xchanging plc. Dennis has broad commercial and financial experience in the retail, service, distribution and manufacturing sectors in the UK and internationally including at Cookson Group Plc where he was Finance Director. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town.