Allen C. Chichester is the chief marketing officer at Barnes & Thornburg, where he is responsible for marketing, communications and business development. He joined the firm in 2009.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Allen held various leadership positions in advertising, marketing and business development for the past 25 years. These include chairman and chief executive officer of North Asia for Leo Burnett International, chief marketing officer for DLA Piper US LLP, and owner and principal of Chichester Consulting LLC.
Allen is past chairman of the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies in Hong Kong, a member of the Legal Marketing Association, and has been appointed as a Commissioner for the Architectural Review Committee for the town of Bannockburn, IL. Allen received a B.A. in multi-disciplinary social science as well as an M.B.A. from Michigan State University in 1982.