Published on March 27th, 2018 | by The GC Team0
New Group Finance Director for Dixons Carphone
Dixons Carphone has announced the appointment of Jonny Mason to its Board as Group Finance Director, effective from a date yet to be confirmed.
Mason has been Chief Financial Officer of Halfords plc since 2015 and was Interim Chief Executive Officer between September 2017 and January 2018. Prior to that he was CFO of Scandi Standard AB, a Scandinavian company which successfully listed in Stockholm in June 2014.
His early career included CFO at Odeon and UCI Cinemas, Finance Director of Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and finance roles at Shell and Hanson plc.
Ian Livingston, Chairman of Dixons Carphone, said: “The Board and I are very pleased to welcome Jonny Mason to the Group. Together with Alex Baldock, we now have a great new team to lead Dixons Carphone.”
Alex Baldock, incoming Chief Executive Officer of Dixons Carphone and former CEO Sebastian James’ successor, said: “I am delighted to have Jonny by my side. He has an outstanding track record and brings the experience and qualities we need to take Dixons Carphone into the next phase of its transformation.”
Mason said Dixons Carphone has undergone a “tremendous journey” over recent years and is well placed to meet customers’ ever-growing and complex needs for technology.
“I have experienced first-hand as a customer the quality of our shops, product and services, from my time living in both the UK and Norway, and I feel proud to join the Group to work with Alex, the Board and our great team of colleagues.”