The Board of Halfords Group plc announced the appointment of Jo Hartley as Executive Director. Jo will join the business in mid-April 2022, replacing Loraine Woodhouse, who has announced her intention to retire from a full-time plc role. In order to ensure a smooth transition, Loraine will remain with the business and in post until the FY22 Preliminary Results in June 2022, at which point she will step down from her role and pass her responsibilities to Jo. Jo Hartley joins Halfords from Virgin Active, where she has been Group CFO since 2015. Jo began her career at Deloitte UK, before moving to Tesco in 1999. At Tesco, Jo performed a number of roles, including Finance Director for convenience stores, operations and then property for Tesco UK, before spending time as CFO of Tesco Poland and latterly leading the finance function for Tesco UK as Interim Finance Director.