TonyTony joined Pets at Home in 2010 as Non-Executive Chairman and was appointed to the Board of Pets at Home Group in 2014. He is also a Senior Independent Director at Dixons Carphone plc, a Non-Executive Director of PrimaPrix SL., Non-Executive Director of DeNunzio Associates Ltd and a Senior Advisor to Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co. L.P.

Tony brings vast retail experience and knowledge to the Pets at Home team. He was previously Non-Executive Chairman of Maxeda, the second largest DIY retailer in the Benelux, Non-Executive Director of Alliance Boots, and Chief Financial Officer of Asda and Deputy Chairman of Galiform (now Howdens). He started his career in the fast-moving consumer goods sector with financial positions in Unilever, L'Oreal and Pepsico. Tony has also been Chairman of the advisory board of Manchester Business School and was awarded a CBE for services to retail in 2005.

Dennis

Dennis was appointed to the Board of Pets at Home Group in 2014 and brings wide-ranging public company experience and retail and financial expertise. He is also currently Chairman of Halfords Group Plc and a Non-Executive Director at Debenhams Plc.

Previously, Dennis was Chairman of Connect Group plc and a Senior Independent Director at Premier Farnell Plc and Xchanging plc. Dennis is also Chairman of Trustees of the charity The Holy Cross Children’s Trust. Dennis owns two dogs.

Ian KelletIan joined Pets at Home as in April 2006 as Chief Financial Officer and moved to the role of Chief Executive Officer in April 2016. Ian also supports the Group’s veterinary business as a member of their operational board. 

Previous to his time at Pets at Home, Ian was finance director of Staples’ retail business in the United Kingdom between 2004–2006 and deputy finance director of JD Wetherspoon plc between 1999 and 2004.

Ian has three dogs and a horse.

Mike Iddon

Mike joined Pets at Home in September 2016 as Group Chief Financial Officer.

Mike was the Chief Financial Officer of New Look from 2014 until 2016. Prior to this, Mike held a number of finance roles at Tesco plc over a period of thirteen years, with his final position as Group Planning, Treasury and Tax Director. Before this he held finance roles with Kingfisher plc and Whitbread plc. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen. 

Nicolas Gheysens

Nicolas was appointed to the Board of Pets at Home Group in 2016.

He is a director of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, and is currently responsible for the retail industry coverage in Europe. He is also currently a member of the Boards of Directors of SMCP, Winoa, Webhelp and FlowStream.

Prior to joining KKR, his previous experience was with the French private equity firm Sagard, and Goldman Sachs in London and Paris.

He holds a B.A. from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Strasbourg) and an M.Sc. from ESSEC.

 

Sharon Flood

Sharon was appointed to the Board of Pets at Home Group in 2017. She has impeccable retail credentials having worked with Kingfisher, John Lewis and more recently as Chairman of French luxury goods company ST Du Pont. Both Sharon’s plc experience and understanding of the retail market contribute significantly to her input with the business.

 

Sharon is also Chairman of ST Du Pont S.A, the Paris based luxury goods company and Audit Chair at Crest Nicholson plc and Network Rail. 

Stanislas Laurent

Stan was appointed to the Board of Pets at Home Group in 2017. His entrepreneurial background and understanding of the digital online space in consumer facing businesses add significant value as we expand our omnichannel capabilities at Pets at Home. 

 

Stan was formerly President and CEO of Photobox and COO of AOL Europe.  He is currently entrepreneur in residence with Highland Capital Partners Europe.

Tessa

Tessa joined the Board of Pets at Home in 2014.  She has a strong background in the not-for-profit and charitable sectors and is currently a Trustee of the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Previously, Tessa was Non-Executive Director of Barts Health NHS Trust, Chairman of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust from 1998 until 2010 and Chairman of The Royal Marsden Cancer Campaign. Tessa also served as the Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery and was Head of Corporate Affairs at Carlton Communications Plc.

Tessa owns one dog and three horses.

 

Paul M

Paul was appointed to the Board of Pets at Home in 2014 and brings deep consumer goods and public company experience. Paul is the Non-Executive Chairman of Johnson Service Group and a Non-Executive Director at 4imprint Group Plc.

Paul spent seventeen years at Britvic plc, including the last eight years as Chief Executive.  Paul was also the Chief Executive of Food Freshness Technology, a high tech innovations company focused on delivering comprehensive solutions for food freshness.