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Allen’s new job

ALLEN NEWS  5/20/11  DW 

A NORTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE HAS RETURNED TO THE WORLD OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL.  JOHN ALLEN HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE ASSISTANT TO THE MONITOR OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS TOM SCHIEFFER.  ALLEN, THE FORMER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF THE CINCINNATI REDS WILL HELP WITH THE OVERSIGHT OF THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS, BUSINESS AND FINANCES OF THE CLUB AND ITS RELATED ENTITIES.  ALLEN JOINED the REDS IN 1995 AS CONTROLLER AND WAS NAMED MANAGING EXECUTIVE OF THE FRANCHISE IN 1996.  SERVING AS THE CLUB’S C-O-O FROM 1999 THROUGH THE 2007 SEASON, ALLEN WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL BUSINESS AND BALLPARK OPERATIONS OF THE ORGANIZATION.  ALLEN WAS INVOLVED IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK IN CINCINNATI PRIOR TO ITS 2003 OPENING.  BEFORE JOINING THE REDS, ALLEN WORKED FOR THE TRIPLE A COLUMBUS CLIPPERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE, SERVING AS DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS FOR FIVE YEARS.  ALLEN IS THE SON OF MARCELLE AND THE LATE JOE ALLEN OF NORTON.