Donald Allan, Jr.
DONALD ALLAN JR., President and Chief Financial Officer for Stanley Black & Decker, joined the company in 1999. In his current role, Allan leads the strategy and implementation of Stanley Black & Decker’s operating model, shares oversight of Global Operations and Supply Chain and oversees the STANLEY Security business, the Outdoor Products Group and Asia Tools & Storage. He also leads Finance, Information Technology, Margin Resiliency, Industry 4.0 and Advanced Analytics.
Prior to his promotion to President in 2021, Don served as CFO since 2008. He was appointed an executive officer of the company in 2006 after serving as VP and Controller since 2000. He joined the company as Director of Financial Planning. He has been instrumental in driving the company’s transformation strategy – including more than 100 acquisitions, most notably The Stanley Works merger with Black & Decker in 2010 – to a global diversified industrial with revenues approaching $15 billion in 2020.
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 Latin American Chief Financial Officer. The Corporate role included finance responsibilities such as SEC reporting, Treasury, Internal Reporting and Audit oversight. As the Latin American Chief Financial Officer, Don had responsibility for the Latin American finance organization which had significant presence in Brazil, Columbia, Chile and Argentina and he has a significant understanding of these regional markets, operating structures and industries.
Don spent nine years at Ernst & Young, where he was promoted several times and held the position of Audit Senior Manager at the end of his tenure. Don’s audit engagements were primarily with publicly traded companies, and he had significant involvement in various SEC filings and offerings.
Don is Lead Director at Anderson Corporation, which manufactures and sells Andersen Windows and Doors. He is Chairman of the Board for United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut. He also serves on the boards of several non-profits, including Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Boy Scouts Connecticut Rivers Council, The University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business and Hartford Stage. Allan earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Hartford and is a CPA.