Group Chief Executive, Dairy Farm Group
Mr Allan joined the Board in January 2013 as Group Chief Executive, having been Chief Operating Officer since June 2012. Mr Allan started his career with a leading law firm in Melbourne. In 1983 he joined leading management consultants, McKinsey & Co. Inc., where he spent over 5 years as a consultant, including extensive work in consumer goods. Since 1989, Mr Allan held various senior positions in multinational food and beverage companies with operations across the globe and has lived and worked in Australia, the US and Europe. Immediately prior to joining Dairy Farm, Mr Allan was CEO at Yum! Restaurant International and was responsible for KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in all global markets except the US and China.
Mr Allan holds Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Monash University in Melbourne and an MBA from the University of Melbourne.