HONOLULU – Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) today announced that Paul Donahue has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
“Paul’s extensive experience in finance and investing, coupled with his passion for music and technology, align well with Servco’s goals and vision for the future, adding valuable insight and perspective to our Board,” said Mark Fukunaga, chairman & CEO of Servco.
Donahue has over 34 years of experience in finance and investing. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1988 and held various roles in Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets, in industries including energy, power and utilities, transportation and logistics, real estate, and industrials. He then became the managing director and Head of Americas Equity Capital Market in 2006, responsible for strategy, recruiting, risk management, business development and execution.
In 2020, Donahue left Morgan Stanley to be a founding partner at Black Squirrel Partners, a growth equity and content acquisition platform affiliated with major rock band, Metallica, focused on the consumer/retail, technology, and music industry verticals.
In addition, Donahue remains a Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley and serves as a National Board Member of the TJ Martell Foundation and a Board Member of PBF Energy and the All Within My Hands Foundation.
About Servco Pacific
Founded in 1919, Servco Pacific Inc. is Hawaii’s largest private company. Servco’s main businesses are in automotive distribution and retailing, and in musical instruments and e-learning. In the automotive area, it owns a diverse group of automotive businesses including exclusive distributorships of Toyota, Lexus, and Subaru in Hawaii; a network of over 30 retail dealerships in Australia and Hawaii, and Hui Car Share and other mobility initiatives. It is one of the Top 30 largest automotive dealer groups based in the U.S. and the largest Toyota dealer group in Australia. In musical instruments, it owns Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, the iconic global maker of Fender, Gretsch, Jackson, Squier and EVH guitars, basses and amplifiers and provider of music e-learning through its Fender Play app; and Presonus, a leader in music technology solutions for creators and players. Servco is also a major shareholder in Roland Corporation, the innovative manufacturer of electric keyboards, synthesizers, percussion and guitar amplifiers and sound effects. In addition to Servco’s operating businesses, it is an active investor in venture capital, particularly around mobility and music creation. The company has been recognized as a 2022 US Best Managed Company and one of the “Best Places to Work in Hawaii” for 18 consecutive years. For more information, visit www.servco.com.