Dale Allardyce is based in our Houston, Texas headquarters and brings over 30 years of extensive broad-based senior level executive search and consulting experience and expertise in the Retail, Supply Chain, Logistics, Manufacturing and Industrial sectors to retained search and consulting. His practice focuses on board, executive, senior and general management. Engagements are structured to deliver exceptional leaders, superior operating results and enterprise value. Practice specialties include assessments, advisory and board services, change management, communication, high performance team building, leadership effectiveness, strategy, transformation and performance consulting.
Dale has a deep understanding of trends and critical success drivers in these sectors based on his experience in multiple public, private, B2B, B2C, domestic and international companies. Having had full Profit & Loss responsibility for businesses with revenues of $2.4 billion and $1.8 billion, $1 billion in assets and 4,500 associates, he has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by today’s CEOs and senior executives in delivering results and building enterprise value. He has extensive experience with international operations, turn-arounds, restructurings, repositionings, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Dale also brings 9 years of consulting and senior level advisory experience, strategy, governance, leadership development, performance measurement and results improvement.
Dale served as President of CellStar Corporation, a $2.4 billion global cellular phone distributor, retailer and service provider with operations in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. As President he strengthened global leadership, and executed a comprehensive restructuring and turn-around plan, resulting in revenue increasing from $2 billion to $2.4 billion, a working capital reduction of $266 million and net profit improvement of $63 million.
Prior to CellStar, Dale served as Executive Vice President, Operations for ENTEX Information Services, a $2.5 billion PC Systems Integrator; Senior Vice President, Operations for THORN Americas, a $1 billion rental retail company; and Vice President of Distribution, Food Processing and Procurement for a $1.8 billion stand-alone Profit & Loss division of The Southland Corporation (parent of 7-Eleven).
Dale is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, having received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Industrial Management. He graduated with honors in the Top 10% of his class. Download full bio