Allison Baker | Dec 09, 2019
David Allen will oversee the strategy, growth and profitability of Starrett Metrology Systems.
ATHOL, MA U.S.A. (December 9, 2019)
– The L.S. Starrett Company has announced the appointment of Mr. David Allen as Vice President, Starrett Metrology Systems, effective November 18, 2019. In this newly-created role, Mr. Allen will be responsible for the strategy, growth and profitability of the advanced metrology systems including Starrett Bytewise, Tru-Stone Technologies, Starrett-Kinemetric Systems, Starrett Force and Material Testing Solutions, Starrett metrology software development and Starrett Special Gage Department.

David Allen headshot

“We are excited to have found a leader to provide focus on our high-end metrology businesses,” said Mr. Douglas A. Starrett, President and CEO of Starrett.  “David has deep experience with products and channels similar to Starrett, a global perspective and a growth mindset that will help these businesses grow faster and more profitably.” 

Mr. Allen has spent nearly twenty years in commercial and general management of highly engineered product businesses. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Energy and Industrial Markets for Mott Corporation, an employee-owned manufacturer of porous metal filtration and flow control products. Prior to that, he spent 13 years with the Danaher Corporation in general management, marketing and engineering leadership roles in the U.S., Europe and China. Early in his career he was a manager with the Boston Consulting Group and an Active Duty U.S. Army officer. Mr. Allen has Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School at Dartmouth.  He will be based out of Starrett corporate headquarters in Athol, Massachusetts and reside with his family in central Connecticut.

Learn more about Starrett Metrology products:
Laser Measurement Systems by Starrett Bytewise
Granite Solutions by Tru-Stone Technologies
Vision Systems and Optical Comparators by Starrett-Kinemetric Systems
Force Measurement and Material Testing Systems by Starrett Force and Material Testing Solutions
Custom Gaging Solutions by the Starrett Special Gage Department