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.

Peter PritchardPeter joined Pets at Home in 2011 as Commercial Director and moved to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Retail in 2015. Peter was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in April 2018. 

Peter has worked in retail for 30 years in various senior operational and commercial roles at Asda, Sainsbury’s, Iceland, Marks and Spencer and Wilkinson Hardware Stores. Peter has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Stirling University.

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. 

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.

Professor Susan Dawson was appointed to the Board of Pets at Home in July 2018. Professor Dawson is Dean of the Institute of Veterinary Science at the University of Liverpool.  She qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Glasgow in 1983 and spent several years in veterinary practice before joining the University of Liverpool in 1988.  Professor Dawson is currently a council member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).  She sits on the Operational Board and Chairs the Education Committee for RCVS and has been a panel member and chair of accreditation visits of veterinary schools on behalf of the Royal College.  Susan was a member of the Veterinary Products Committee (2002-2011), a scientific advisory committee to Defra, and was also the veterinary adviser to the Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections Committee for the Department of Health.  Professor Dawson is currently Senior Vice President of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association.

 

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.