Falcon’s new managing director is Peter McAllister, a man with extensive industry experience who has held senior roles in several other market-leading companies. He joins as Falcon gears up to celebrate its bicentennial – the company first started operating in 1819.
“I’m looking forward to building on the Falcon success story,” says Peter. “It’s a first class company with a great history and a great future. These are exciting times: we have a very strong team, our markets are expanding, both at home and overseas, and we have new products in development that will underline our brand strengths.”
Peter joins Falcon from Havelock Europa, the UK’s largest interiors manufacturing and fit-out company, where he was chief operating officer. Previously he worked with top companies such as Oracle & Sun Microsystems, Oki, Alexander Dennis and Clyde Union.
“We’re delighted to appoint someone of Peter’s calibre,” says Tim Smith, CEO of the AFE Group, of which Falcon is part. “He has a record of building profits, an engaging leadership style, and the experience and expertise to help us realise Falcon’s full potential and maximise business in a highly competitive market.”
Falcon is the market-leading UK manufacturer of professional cooking equipment and is the UK distributor for Lainox combination ovens. With a company history going back nearly 200 years, Falcon now supplies operators throughout the catering industry, exporting around the globe. Its comprehensive product portfolio is backed by award-winning customer support. Visit www.falconfoodservice.com for more information.