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Donald Allan Jr.

Donald Allan Jr.

Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Donald Allan Jr. was appointed to CFO position in December 2008. He currently oversees the Finance, IT, Global Supply Management, Industry 4.0, and Advanced Data Analytics functions. In addition, the company’s Security Solutions Business with $2 Billion of revenue reports to him as well. Prior to this promotion, Don served as Vice President, Corporate Controller for The Stanley Works since November 2000 and was appointed an executive officer of the company in 2006. 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. The company’s transformation strategy has included approximately 100 acquisitions, including the merger with Black & Decker, which combined with organic initiatives has resulted in revenue growth from ~$2B in 2003 to ~$14B in 2018.

In his tenure as Vice President, Corporate Controller he served as the European CFO for two separate periods totaling 18 months. In this regional CFO role, Don had responsibility for the European finance organization and he obtained a significant understanding of this region’s markets, operating structures and industries. He joined The Stanley Works in March of 1999 as Director of Financial Reporting and was promoted to Assistant Corporate Controller in October of 1999.

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 and was promoted several times and held the position of Audit Senior Manager at the end of his tenure. Don’s audit engagements were primarily publicly-traded companies and had significant involvement in various SEC filings and offerings.

Don is an active member in the community as he is the Chairman of the Board for United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, Board Member of Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Board Member of Boy Scouts Connecticut Rivers Council, and Board Member of University of Hartford, as well as, the Barney School of Business.

He is also serves on the Board of Directors for Andersen Corporation, which manufactures and sells Andersen Windows and Doors. Don holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Hartford and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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