Former A&B CEO Allen Doane named executive-in-residence at Shidler College

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Dolly M. Omiya, (808) 956-5645
Public Information Officer, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Posted: Jan 22, 2013

Allen Doane
Allen Doane
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Shidler College of Business has named former Alexander & Baldwin (A&B) Chairman and CEO Allen Doane executive-in-residence for the spring 2013 semester. He will remain as director of A&B and continue to serve on the boards of First Hawaiian Bank, BancWest Corporation and Pacific Guardian Life Insurance Company.
“It’s such an honor to have Allen join us at the College,” said Vance Roley, dean of the Shidler College of Business. “Allen has more than 40 years of business leadership experience to share with our students. He is an excellent resource and role model, and represents the best of Hawai‘i’s business community.”
Doane will join former Managing Partner of Ernst & Young Larry Rodriguez and former HEI Chairman, CEO and President Robert Clarke as executives-in-residence.
The Shidler College of Business Executive-in-Residence Program gives students, alumni, and faculty the opportunity to learn and work with prominent business leaders. Participants in the Executive-in-Residence Program share their business knowledge and experiences as guest lecturers, mentors, and advisors.
Doane came to Hawai‘i in 1969 while serving in the U.S. Navy. In 1975, he joined C. Brewer and Company and was later transferred to the headquarters of IU International (parent company of C. Brewer) in Philadelphia. In 1983, Doane was appointed vice president of strategic planning of IU and was elevated to group vice president in 1985. In 1988, he returned to Hawai‘i as managing partner and COO of The Shidler Group. Doane joined A&B in 1991, directing the real estate and agribusiness sectors. He was named CEO of A&B in 1998 and retired in 2010. He has also served on the UH Shidler College of Business’ Advisory Council.
Doane received a BA from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.