University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Alumni Awards Evening

Allan J. Klotsche

EMBA `94, BBA Marketing `87klotsche2
President, Brady Corporation's Asia Pacific Operations


Brady manufactures a wide variety of high performance labels, safety signs, printing systems and specialty die cut parts for use by electronics and industrial manufacturers.  Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Brady currently employs over 7,000 people globally with roughly half of them located in Asia.  Allan is responsible for leading the growth and development of all segments of the Brady Corporation's business across the Asia Pacific region.

Allan joined the Brady Corporation in 1989 where he served in a number of domestically-based sales and marketing roles before becoming involved in Asia in 1994.  With extensive time spent in China, South Korea, South East Asia and India, Allan and his Asia Pacific management team have built a business which now exceeds $30 million in revenue, 3,000 employees, 12 manufacturing locations throughout the region and Centers of Excellence which support Brady's world-wide businesses.

Allan continues to remain involved with UWM in a number of different areas including:  board member of the UWM Foundation, board member of the UWM Institute of World Affairs, and the Advisory Board Chairman of the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business Center for International Education.  Allan is also actively involved in community and youth service organizations including the Brady Corporation Foundation, Boy Scouts of America, and Junior Achievement.