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Allen Timpany is the Chairman of Premier.
Allen Timpany is one of the UK’s leading serial entrepreneurs. He graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Thermodynamics, and soon after established Guestel Limited, importing Apple computers into the UK from California.
He sold the business to Phillips Electronics and the same year founded Wakebourne Limited, specialising in Local Area Networks.
This was in turn sold for $30m. He founded global data networking company Vanco, generating revenue of $400m by 2007, which is now owned by Indian multinational Reliance Infocom. Allen was a finalist in the World Communications Awards 'Most Influential Person' and was listed sixth in Management Today's Top 100 UK Entrepreneurs in 2007.