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