Our Board of Directors

We are the only association in the consumer goods industry that is truly global, while embracing both retailers and manufacturers. We are also run by a unique Board, consisting of the global CEOs of 50 of our members. Take a look through the list of CEOs, and their respective companies, who are helping to drive positive change globally.

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.


Board Co-Chair:
Manufacturing College 



Board Co-Chair:
Retailer College



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