BaxterStorey already has a significant Client base in the area, including Burgess Salmon, ONS and Nationwide.
Allan began his career as a chef in the armed forces, progressing into management at British Aerospace Filton where he landed his first Operations Manager role covering the wider Bristol area. Allan joined BaxterStorey in 2000 and has progressed through various leadership roles in Reading, London and Scotland. His last role was Regional Director for Scotland where he was responsible for supporting his clients and extensive team whilst developing new opportunities for the business.
Speaking about his new role, Allan said: “The South West and Wales is a strong growth area and we have some fantastic clients here. My role is to nurture these relationships and set us up for the next stage in our growth across this thriving region.
“Contract catering has moved on so much since I joined the industry and it is now recognised that businesses like BaxterStorey take pride in providing their clients with high quality, fresh, local and seasonal ingredients.
“I’m excited about returning to the area and I’m really looking forward to renewing some old acquaintances.”
Since taking on his new role, Allan has already overseen the opening of the company’s new regional office, based in Bristol.