John Murray Allan is a British businessperson who has been at the helm of 11 different companies. Presently, he is Non-Executive Chairman of Tesco Plc and Non-Executive Chairman of Barratt Developments Plc. Mr. Allan is also on the board of Natakate Ltd. and Council Chairman at Imperial College London and Vice President at Confederation of British Industry.
He previously was Chairman of London First, Chief Financial Officer & Director at Deutsche Post AG Chief Executive Officer for Exel Plc, Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Group Plc and Chief Financial Officer at Deutsche Post World Net AG (which are all subsidiaries of Deutsche Post AG), Member-Supervisory Board at Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Principal at Bristol Myers Co. Ltd., Chairman for Samsonite LLC, Chairman of Dixons Retail Group Ltd., Non-Executive Director at Worldpay Ltd., Chairman for Care UK Health & Social Care Holdings Ltd., Principal at Lever Brothers Co., Retail Director-Marketing, Buying & Retail at Fine Fare Ltd. and Chairman of The DHL UK Foundation.
He received an undergraduate degree from The University of Edinburgh.