Allison A. Nicolaidis

President, Hand Tools & Storage Group
Global Tools & Storage
Allison A. Nicolaidis Chief Marketing Officer Global Tools & Storage

ALLISON NICOLAIDIS is President, Hand Tools & Storage Group for our Global Tools & Storage division, a $3 billion business unit. The group is comprised of a global portfolio of industry leading brands including STANLEY, IRWIN, LENOX, and the iconic, American-born CRAFTSMAN.

As President, Allison has direct responsibility for the group’s new product innovation & development, engineering, operations including over 20 global manufacturing locations, HR and Finance strategies, with full P&L accountability and over 10,000 employees. Leveraging her years of expertise in product management, new product development, industrial design and product marketing, Allison leads accelerated growth across a variety of product lines including tapes, blades, industrial automotive tools, and plastic and metal storage.  

Concurrently, she also serves as the executive sponsor for the company’s investment in MTD Products, working to cultivate opportunities for our respective brands and world-class capabilities.

Allison earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Loyola University.