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Matthew J. Cox Chairman of the Board        
Matthew Cox Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Matson, Inc.

Matthew J. Cox is Chairman and CEO of Matson, Inc. He became CEO in June 2012, and served as President from 2008 to 2017. Cox is responsible for overseeing the entire Matson organization, which includes Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (ocean transportation), Matson Logistics, Inc. (logistics) and Matson Terminals, Inc. (terminal operations in Hawaii). He also serves on the board of directors of Matson, Inc. In addition to his Matson responsibilities, Cox is on the board of SSAT, a stevedoring joint venture in which Matson owns 35 percent.

Cox joined Matson in June 2001 as senior vice president and chief financial officer. In 2005, he became executive vice president and chief operating officer. He had a key role in the start up of Matson's China – Long Beach Express in 2006.

Prior to Matson, Cox had 15 years of experience in the transportation industry, 12 of which were spent at American President Lines, Ltd. (APL). From 1999 to 2001, he held executive posts at Distribution Dynamics, Inc., a provider of outsourced logistics, inventory management and integrated information systems based in Danville, California; he was the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer at the time he joined Matson. From 1987 to 1999, Cox held positions of increasing responsibility at APL, covering both financial and operational aspects of the company, including vice president, refrigerated container market; managing director, Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent Region Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and director, financial support services.

Cox serves on the board of First Hawaiian Bank and the Standard Club. He is also a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable, Inc. and the Shidler College of Business Advisory Council at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Cox has a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from the University of California, Berkeley and is a certified public accountant; he is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.


Holdings: 241,720 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 8, 2017 Sell 20,000 32.16
Jan 29, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 96,735 n/a
Jan 29, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 56,193 36.75
Jan 28, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,023 36.75
Jan 27, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,263 36.75
Jan 25, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 32,503 n/a
Dec 1, 2016 Sell 3,665 36.88
Nov 30, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 17,761 38.00
Nov 30, 2016 Option Execute 21,426 24.72
Jan 29, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 6,860 40.41
Jan 28, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,635 37.29
Jan 27, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 112,238 n/a
Jan 27, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 35,607 37.64
Jan 23, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 6,766 37.68
Jan 12, 2016 Automatic Sell 5,321 37.69 - 38.25
Jan 11, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 13,656 38.26
Jan 11, 2016 Option Execute 18,977 20.84
Dec 11, 2015 Automatic Sell 5,051 44.20 - 44.95
Dec 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 13,926 45.68
Dec 10, 2015 Option Execute 18,977 20.84
Nov 11, 2015 Automatic Sell 4,746 52.24
Nov 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 14,231 51.98 - 52.10
Nov 10, 2015 Option Execute 18,977 20.84 - 26.94
Oct 13, 2015 Automatic Sell 5,468 44.21
Oct 12, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 13,509 43.54 - 43.89
Oct 12, 2015 Option Execute 18,977 16.94 - 26.94
Sep 11, 2015 Automatic Sell 5,017 36.91
Sep 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 13,960 36.84
Sep 10, 2015 Option Execute 18,977 16.94
Aug 18, 2015 Automatic Sell 5,519 40.74
Aug 17, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 13,458 41.03
Aug 17, 2015 Option Execute 18,977 11.97 - 16.94
Jul 13, 2015 Automatic Sell 6,687 43.27
Jul 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,290 42.75
Jul 10, 2015 Option Execute 18,977 11.97
Jun 11, 2015 Automatic Sell 6,601 41.18
Jun 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,391 41.30
Jun 10, 2015 Option Execute 18,992 11.97
May 19, 2015 Sell 7,081 42.85
May 18, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,919 43.29
May 18, 2015 Option Execute 20,000 11.97
Jan 29, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 6,861 35.94
Jan 28, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 33,104 n/a
Jan 25, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,381 36.32
Jan 23, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,074 36.32
Nov 19, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 9,731 33.14
Nov 19, 2014 Sell 20,000 33.28
Nov 19, 2014 Option Execute 11,113 22.80
Jan 29, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 40,306 n/a
Jan 26, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,421 25.55
W. Blake Baird Member of Audit Committee   Member of Compensation Committee  
W. Baird Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Terreno Realty Corporation

W. Blake Baird is chairman and chief executive officer of Terreno Realty Corporation, a San Francisco-based public real estate investment trust.

Before co-founding Terreno Capital Partners in 2007, Baird served as president and director of AMB Property Corporation (NYSE: AMB), a global developer, owner and operator of industrial real estate.

Baird joined the Alexander & Baldwin Board in 2006 and became a board member of Matson, Inc. when the two companies separated in June of 2012. He is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization and a former member of the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.

Baird received two bachelor's degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (in economics from the Wharton School and in history from the College of Arts and Sciences). He also received a master's degree in business administration from New York University.


Holdings: 15,583 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Aug 3, 2017 Sell 2,578 29.98
May 8, 2017 Sell 2,668 32.63
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,084 n/a
Sep 2, 2016 Sell 1,000 41.67
Aug 9, 2016 Sell 1,000 35.96
Apr 28, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,578 n/a
Nov 9, 2015 Sell 1,000 52.25
May 14, 2015 Sell 1,299 42.47
May 7, 2015 Sell 2,535 42.98
Apr 23, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,134 n/a
Apr 24, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,625 n/a
Apr 25, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,979 n/a
May 11, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,998 n/a
Apr 26, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,899 n/a
Michael J. Chun     Committee Chair for Compensation Committee Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Michael Chun Retired President and Headmaster
The Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus (Educational Institution)

Michael J. Chun is a retired president and headmaster of The Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus. A 1961 graduate of Kamehameha Schools, Dr. Chun was the schools' tenth president and Headmaster of the Kapalama Campus.

Dr. Chun joined the Alexander & Baldwin Board in 1990 and became a board member of Matson, Inc. when the two companies separated in June of 2012. He is also a director of the Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE: BOH). Dr. Chun is an active member in various community and professional organizations. He serves as director of the Bishop Museum, Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, the Metropolitan Board of the YMCA and as trustee of Hawaii Pacific University and board member of the Hawaii Medical Services Association.

Chun received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a doctorate in environmental health engineering, both from the University of Kansas. He received a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Hawaii.


Holdings: 52,702 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,084 n/a
Mar 2, 2017 Sell 4,300 34.34
Nov 29, 2016 Sell 1,000 38.66
Apr 28, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,578 n/a
Mar 3, 2016 Sell 3,860 38.88
Dec 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,443 46.26
Dec 10, 2015 Option Execute 15,598 25.04
May 21, 2015 Sell 1,500 41.89
Apr 23, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,134 n/a
Mar 10, 2015 Sell 955 39.19
Apr 24, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,625 n/a
Apr 25, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,979 n/a
May 22, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 13,482 49.67
May 22, 2012 Option Execute 19,000 26.53 - 40.38
May 11, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,998 n/a
Mar 12, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,761 46.25
Mar 12, 2012 Option Execute 3,000 27.14
Apr 26, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,899 n/a
Mar 4, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,675 41.24
Mar 4, 2011 Option Execute 3,000 23.03
Admiral Thomas B. Fargo, USN (Ret.) Member of Audit Committee      
Admiral Thomas Fargo Chairman of the Board
Huntington Ingalls Industries (Military Shipbuilder)

Admiral Tom Fargo became the Chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), America's largest military shipbuilder, on March 31, 2011. HII was previously a business sector of Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Following a distinguished career serving the U.S. Navy and the Department of Defense, Admiral Fargo transitioned to corporate leadership in March 2005, as President of Trex Enterprises, a privately held high technology company. In April 2008, he became a Managing Director of J.F. Lehman and Co, with principal responsibilities as President and CEO of HSF Holdings/Hawaii Superferry. He currently holds the John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR).

Admiral Fargo completed his military career as the twentieth officer to hold the position of Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command. As the senior U.S. military commander in East Asia, the Pacific and Indian Ocean areas, he led the largest unified command while directing the joint operations of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force across 100 million miles. He was responsible to the President through the Secretary of Defense as the U.S. military representative for collective defense arrangements in the Pacific.

Admiral Fargo also served as the 29th Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet from October 1999 to May 2002. His service as a leader in the Pacific was preceded by his command of the U.S. Fifth Fleet and Naval Forces of the Central Command during two years of Iraqi contingency operations from July 1996 to July 1998. His 35 years of service included six tours in Washington, DC, in addition to five commands in the Pacific, Indian Ocean, and Middle East.

Born in San Diego, CA, he attended high school in Coronado, CA, and Sasebo, Japan. Admiral Fargo graduated from the United States Naval Academy in June 1970, and has additional Governance, Business and Financial training from Harvard and Stanford Universities. He is a 1989 recipient of the Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale Award for Inspirational Leadership.

Admiral Fargo joined the Alexander & Baldwin board of directors in 2011 and became a board member of Matson, Inc. when the two companies separated in June of 2012. He also serves on the Boards of Directors for Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE: HE) and United States Automobile Association in addition to smaller private equity and venture capital portfolio companies. Previous service included the Boards of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Hawaiian Airlines (NASDAQ: HA). He is active in the community, serving on the Boards of Directors for the Japan-America Society of Hawaii, the Friends of Hawaii Charities, and the Iolani School Board of Governors.


Holdings: 23,727 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Aug 21, 2017 Buy 2,000 23.61
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,084 n/a
Apr 28, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,578 n/a
Apr 23, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,134 n/a
Apr 24, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,625 n/a
Apr 25, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,979 n/a
May 11, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,998 n/a
Mar 20, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,101 n/a
Constance H. Lau Committee Chair for Audit Committee     Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Constance Lau President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (Electric Utility/Banking)

Constance H. Lau is president, chief executive officer and a director of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc., (NYSE: HE) holding company for Hawaiian Electric Company and American Savings Bank. She is chairman of the board of Hawaiian Electric Company. In addition, Lau is chairman of the board of American Savings Bank. She started her career with Hawaiian Electric in 1984.

Lau joined the Alexander & Baldwin Board in 2004 and became a board member of Matson, Inc. when the two companies separated in June of 2012. She also serves on the boards of a number of community organizations in Hawaii.

Lau received a bachelor's degree in administrative sciences from Yale University. She also received a juris doctor from the University of California's Hastings College of Law and a master's degree in business administration from Stanford University.


Holdings: 47,564 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,084 n/a
Apr 28, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,578 n/a
Nov 24, 2015 Sell 8,082 51.70
Nov 23, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 7,516 51.96
Nov 23, 2015 Option Execute 15,598 25.04
Apr 23, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,134 n/a
Dec 26, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 9,232 34.99
Dec 26, 2014 Option Execute 15,598 20.71
Apr 24, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,625 n/a
Apr 10, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 11,163 23.92
Apr 10, 2014 Option Execute 15,598 17.12
Apr 25, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,979 n/a
May 11, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,998 n/a
Apr 26, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,899 n/a
Jeffrey N. Watanabe Independent Director     Member of Compensation Committee Committee Chair for Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Jeffrey Watanabe Retired Founder
Watanabe Ing LLP (Attorneys at Law)

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.


Jeffrey N. Watanabe is retired founder of Watanabe Ing law firm. Prior to co-founding Watanabe Ing in 1971, Watanabe was deputy attorney general for the State of Hawaii and also served as chief counsel for the State in matters before the federal transportation agencies.

He was appointed director of Alexander & Baldwin in 2003 and became a board member of Matson, Inc. when the two companies separated in June of 2012. He also serves as director of First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd., Grace Pacific Corporation and Cellular Bioengineering, Inc. He is the non-executive Chairman of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc (NYSE: HE). He also serves on the boards of a number of community organizations.

Watanabe is a member of the American and Hawaii Bar Associations, the Hawaii Business Roundtable, Hawaii Executive Conference and the Hawaii Asia Pacific Association. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his juris doctor from George Washington University Law Center.


Holdings: 30,784 shares     View Transactions
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Aug 23, 2017 Buy 4,100 24.07
Apr 27, 2017 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,084 n/a
Apr 28, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,578 n/a
Dec 28, 2015 Sell 2 43.24
Apr 23, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,134 n/a
Apr 24, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,625 n/a
May 23, 2013 Sell 3,000 25.50
Apr 25, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,979 n/a
Mar 19, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 975 n/a
May 11, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,998 n/a
Apr 26, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,899 n/a
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