Don Allan is President and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Black & Decker, the world’s largest tools & outdoor company and leader in industrial solutions, headquartered in the United States, with revenues of approximately $16 billion. He leads the company’s 50,000+ diverse and high-performing employees, who strive every day to deliver on its Purpose: For those who make the world.™ The company’s iconic brands include DEWALT®, BLACK+DECKER®, CRAFTSMAN®, STANLEY®, Cub Cadet®, Hustler® and Troy-Bilt®.
Prior to becoming CEO in 2022, Don served as President and Chief Financial Officer. In that role, he led the strategy and implementation of Stanley Black & Decker’s operating model, shared oversight of Global Operations and Supply Chain, and oversaw multiple businesses and functions including the Outdoor Products Group, Asia Tools, Finance and IT. Since becoming CEO, Don has been a champion of transformational portfolio simplification, including leading the divestitures of the Security and Oil & Gas businesses.
Don was appointed as an executive officer of the company in 2006 after serving as VP and Controller for six years. He joined the company in 1999 as Director of Financial Planning. He has been a senior leader with the company as it’s grown from $3.7 billion in 2009 to approximately $16 billion today. During his tenure, Don has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth and transformation strategy, including successfully navigating the great recession and the merger of The Stanley Works with Black & Decker in 2010.
Prior to joining the company in 1999, Don held financial management positions with Loctite Corporation and spent nine years at Ernst & Young.
Don is Lead Director at Anderson Corporation and a member of the Business Roundtable. He also serves as Board Chair of Regents for the University of Hartford and Board Member of Hartford Healthcare. Additionally, he serves on several non-profit boards including Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Boy Scouts Connecticut Rivers Council, and AdvanceCT, Connecticut’s private non-profit economic development organization.
Don earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Hartford and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Rhonda O. Gass
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Dennis M. Lange
Vice President, Investor Relations
Janet M. Link
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Joseph S. Simms
Chief Diversity Officer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain
John H. Wyatt
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Integration
Graham N. Robinson
Senior Vice President & President, STANLEY Industrial
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chris J. Nelson
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President and President, Tools & Outdoor
Corbin B. Walburger
Vice President, Business Development