David is a widely respected retailer with a successful career in UK retail. Prior to joining the firm, David was the CEO of Halfords Group plc, the leading auto parts retailer in the UK. At Halfords, David is credited with an 80% increase in the company's operating profits in the two years prior to its June 2004 LSE flotation
Prior to Halfords, David served on the board of Dixons Group plc for five years. During his 17 year tenure with Dixons, he spearheaded the company's expansion into Europe and ran a number of the Group's divisions including PC World. David spent his early career with Alfred Dunhill, Imperial Foods and Sony.
David was Chairman of Nationwide Auto Centres in the UK and is currently Deputy Chairman of MVideo, one of Russia's leading electrical retailers.