The Aberdeen University graduate has held a number of similar posts and prior to joining STATS in December 2005, was finance director for Offshore Hydrocarbon Mapping, Abbot Group subsidiary OIS and Nabors Drilling.
STATS managing director, Pete Duguid, said Mr Allan's appointment marked a new stage in the development of the company which was formed nine years ago and now has more than 90 staff and a turnover of £8 million.
Mr. Duguid said: "Garry has a strong background of working for large international companies which will be a major asset as we set up our plans to take our skills and products to new international markets.
"Appointing a finance director with the appropriate skills and experience is an important step for any ambitious company and underpins our policy of growing the business in a structured and professional manner.
"Garry's appointment strengthens our board and compliments other recent appointments to our management team."
Mr. Allan added: "STATS is a young company with a range of very interesting and unique products and a customer base which is growing rapidly.
"It's a very exciting time for STATS and I am delighted to be given the opportunity to join the board. We have identified a number of key international markets where our products and services are in high demand and I hope my international experience will play an important role in the next stage of the company's success story."
STATS UK Ltd designs, manufactures and installs process and pipeline integrity solutions for the oil and gas industry.
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