P. D. McLaren Limited of Burnaby, BC, Canada announced that it had appointed John Allen as president and CEO, effective October 20, 2016.
Allen has been with the company since 1997, initially as a branch manager of its Ajax Ontario operations, which included the manufacturing of its high-speed refuelling RDR pump line, and was instrumental in the development of new RDR products. In 2013, he was promoted to vice president of the company.
Allen brings with him a wealth of experience in both the petroleum and car wash industries, starting as a service technician, as service manager with Les Enterprises Raymond Guy Inc., as owner/operator of AGP Inc., as sales representative for Southwest Energy Controls Systems, and then as manufacturers’ rep for various lines, which included P.D. McLaren Limited.