Chief Executive Officer
Alan Brown was appointed Chief Executive of Vistra in April 2019
He brings extensive experience in leading global organisations, particularly those going through significant transformations.
Before joining Vistra, he was CEO of ASCO Group, a PE-owned global oil and gas services company. Prior to this, Alan was CEO at Rentokil Initial, CFO at Imperial Chemical Industries (which was acquired by Akzo Nobel in 2007) and spent 25 years at Unilever in various roles, initially in the UK and Europe before heading up Unilever’s operations in Taiwan and then China.
Alan has strong international experience across multiple industries having lived and worked in the UK, Europe, and Asia – with particularly strong China experience.
He holds a LLB degree from the University of Liverpool, was called to the Bar in 1983 and is a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant.