IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect have announced the appointment of Marcus Allen as its new Financial Director. With over 20 years’ experience in senior finance roles at both regional and group level, Marcus brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the company.
A qualified accountant who trained with PwC, Marcus has a proven track record of working with local management teams to improve profitably and grow businesses. He has held senior finance roles across a number of businesses including Navitas, Avnet and Hewlett Packard, and most recently, at Harman. Here, he led the EMEA region through a significant change project before taking on the leadership of the international finance teams of a $1 billion business that included the JBL brand.
Marcus says, “I’m excited to be joining IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect at a time when the company is going from strength to strength. I look forward to working with the team to help drive continued growth and success.”
Outside of work, Marcus is a proud father of three grown children and enjoys both football and cooking.