"John Allan is chairman of WorldPay, Care UK Health & Social Care Holdings Limited, the DHL UK Foundation, non-executive director of Royal Mail Group and a senior advisor to Alix Partners. He is a non-executive member of the Home Office Supervisory Board and a regent of the University of Edinburgh.
"John was previously chief executive of Exel plc and, following its acquisition by Deutsche Post, a member of its management board and subsequently chief financial officer of Deutsche Post. He has extensive board experience having been chairman of Samsonite Corporation, a director of BET Plc and a non-executive director of PHS Group plc, ISS A/S, National Grid plc, Wolseley plc, Hamleys plc, 3i plc and Connell plc. He has also served on the supervisory boards of both Lufthansa AG and Deutsche Postbank. His early career was with Lever Brothers, Bristol-Myers Company Ltd and Fine Fare Ltd." 
Resources and articles
- Dixons Retail Board, organizational web page, accessed April 11, 2013.