As Avnan’s Chief Operations Officer, Allan is responsible for driving innovation and operational excellence expanding Avnan’s overall value offering to our Customers. As part of his role, Allan leads Sales and Marketing, Engineering and Operations.
Allan has over 30 years of experience in the high tech industry serving in a variety of engineering and operational leadership roles, including a two year assignment in Asia where he was responsible for strategic partnerships and was the Chairman of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce..
Prior to joining Avnan, Allan was the Chief Product Officer responsible for technology development, engineering and manufacturing of wearable devices for Mio Global, at the time a leading Vancouver, Canada based wearable manufacturer. Prior to that, Allan was a product launch Director at Celestica in their Diversified Markets division responsible for leading the development and mass producing most notably consumer devices such as eReaders and tablets. Before Celestica, Allan was an engineering site director at Murata Power Solutions and before that held a variety of engineering management positions.
Allan is the proud father of three children, enjoys a variety of challenging fitness activities, team sports and when not spending time with family, continues to study Mandarin.