Donald Allan, Jr.
DONALD ALLAN JR., is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. and was appointed to the position in December 2008.
Don joined Stanley Black & Decker in March of 1999 as Director of Financial Reporting and was promoted to Assistant Corporate Controller in October of 1999. In November 2000, Don was appointed Vice President, Corporate Controller where he also served as the Acting European Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for two separate periods totaling 18 months. In 2006, Don was named an executive officer of the company and was promoted to Senior Vice President and CFO for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. in December 2008.
Don is one of the key Stanley Black & Decker executives instrumental in driving the company's overall transformation strategy towards the goal of becoming an industrial diversified.
Prior to joining The Stanley Works, Don held financial management positions with Loctite Corporation, a leading specialty chemical company from 1995 to 1999. At Loctite, his assignments included Corporate Director of Financial Reporting, Planning & Analysis and Chief Financial Officer. The Corporate role included finance responsibilities such as SEC reporting, Treasury, Internal Reporting and Audit oversight. As the Chief Financial Officer for Latin America, Don had responsibility for the Latin American finance organization which had significant presence in Brazil, Columbia, Chile and Argentina.
Don spent nine years at Ernst & Young and was promoted several times; he held the position of Audit Senior Manager at the end of his tenure. He serviced several audit clients in the Manufacturing, Health Care, and Banking industries. Don's audit engagements were primarily publicly-traded companies and had significant involvement in various SEC filings and offerings. He also led the Computer Audit Services Group for 3+ years.
Don holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Hartford and is a Certified Public Accountant.