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Allen built his executive search practice on nearly two decades of successfully growing businesses for the world’s leading companies, among them: Nestlé, Hershey and Warner-Lambert. He has served in diverse functional and end-to-end roles including: Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Libbey Glass; Country Business Manager, China for The Hershey Company; and Regional Director of Operations, Far East for Conair Corporation.

Allen lead several start-ups throughout his career: Libbey Glass's Beijing plant construction and in-country operations start-up, establishing Hershey's China WFOE and in-country operations, and Conair's Vidal Sassoon-branded appliance APAC launch.

Allen is author of Chocolate Fortunes: The Battle for the Hearts, Minds and Wallets of China’s Consumers, a China business book that chronicles the quarter-century battle between the world’s chocolate companies for the hearts, minds and taste buds of China’s emerging consumers.

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Lawrence also wrote the breakthrough novel series Tree of Liberty: a 30-year sweeping epic that leads readers on a journey around the world and across the spectrum of the human spirit. Awarded Best Political Thriller of 2014 by Let’s Just Talk Radio.

Allen earned his Masters Degree at Thunderbird School of Global Management and is a regular contributor to the Thunderbird International Business Review.