Allan McLennaghan has a PhD in Pure and Applied Chemistry from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. He also holds a Master of Science in Polymer Science and Technology from Lancaster University, England.
He joined Dow Polyolefin Research in Terneuzen, The Netherlands, in 1986, working in the areas of polyolefin product and process research as well as application development.
With the formation of the DuPont Dow Elastomer joint venture in 1996, he moved to the DuPont Dow European Technology Centre in Geneva, Switzerland, focusing on application development for the ethylene elastomers product portfolio.
Currently he is the Global Application Technology Leader for Hot Melt Adhesives at Dow’s European headquarters in Horgen, Switzerland.