SPR’s Donahue joins GPC


17 May 2007 — Atlanta (GA): Paul Donahue will be moving from SP Richards (SPR) to Genuine Parts Company’s (GPC) corporate office.

At its August board meeting, GPC will ask its directors to elect Donahue as an EVP. If elected, he will report to Tom Gallagher and be involved in several different parts of the business. He will also immediately start working with Phil Hekman and the GPC global sourcing team and assist Gallagher in working with Balkamp and Rayloc.


As of 1 January 2008, Balkamp, Rayloc, Altrom and Auto Todo will report directly to Donahue.


Donahue served Newell Rubbermaid for 24 years before joining SPR in 2003.