Executive Management

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    Matthew J. Cox

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Matson, Inc.
    Matthew J. Cox was appointed chairman of the board of Matson, Inc. in April 2017. Having served as chief executive officer since 2012, Cox oversees the entire Matson organization, which includes Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (ocean transportation), Matson Logistics, Inc. (logistics an...

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      Peter T. Heilmann

      Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel

      Peter T. Heilmann was named executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Matson in April 2017. He oversees all of Matson’s legal, legislative and human resources activities. His accomplishments include handling the separation from Alexander and Baldwin a...

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        John P. Lauer

        Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

        John P. Lauer was named executive vice president and chief commercial officer of Matson in February 2022 and has served as an officer of Matson since March 2012. In this post, Lauer is responsible for sales, marketing, customer service, pricing, government services, and the China office...

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          Rusty K. Rolfe

          President, Matson Logistics

          Rusty K. Rolfe was named president of Matson Logistics, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Matson, and an officer of Matson in June 2012. Rolfe oversees all facets of the company's logistics services, including domestic and international rail intermodal service, long haul and regional h...

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            Joel M. Wine

            Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

            Joel M. Wine was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of Matson Navigation and Matson in January 2021. Wine has served as an officer of Matson since 2012. He oversees all financial matters, including accounting, financial reporting, treasury, and investor relat...

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              Vic S. Angoco

              Senior Vice President, Alaska

              Vic S. Angoco was named senior vice president, Alaska in July 2022 and senior vice president of  Matson in 2010. In his Alaska role, Angoco manages all aspects of Matson’s business operations, including terminal operations, customer service, sales, and financial performance, and serves ...

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                Grazyna “Grace” M. Cerocke

                Senior Vice President, Finance

                Grazyna “Grace” M. Cerocke was promoted to senior vice president, finance at Matson Logistics and named senior vice president of Matson in February 2021. She is responsible for all finance activities and plays a crucial role in acquisitions, organic expansion, and growth strategy for Ma...

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                • Qiang Gao

                  Qiang Gao

                  Senior Vice President, Asia

                  Qiang Gao was promoted to senior vice president, Asia at Matson Navigation, and named senior vice president of Matson in February 2021. He spends half his time in Matson’s Oakland office and the other half in China, where he is responsible for all business operations and development in ...

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                  • Len Isotoff

                    Leonard P. Isotoff

                    Senior Vice President, Pacific and Executive Vice President, Matson Terminals

                    Leonard P. Isotoff was promoted to senior vice president of the Pacific division of Matson and executive vice president of Matson Terminals and named senior vice president of Matson in April 2022. He oversees all aspects of Matson’s operations in our core market, Hawaii, plus the Guam/M...

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                    • Rich Kinney

                      Rich S. Kinney

                      Senior Vice President, Network Operations

                      Rich S. Kinney was promoted to senior vice president, network operations at Matson Navigation, and named senior vice president of Matson in January 2020. He oversees Matson’s deployment of terminal, fleet, and equipment assets and finance, purchasing, and administration for the company’...

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                      • Ku‘uhaku Park

                        Ku‘uhaku T. Park

                        Senior Vice President, Government and Community Relations

                        Ku‘uhaku T. Park was appointed senior vice president, government and community relations of Matson Navigation and senior vice president of Matson in February 2022. Park directs Matson’s government relations and Hawaii community service activities. He also leads the company’s philanthrop...

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                        • Laura Rascon

                          Laura L. Rascon

                          Senior Vice President, Customer Experience

                          Laura L. Rascon was promoted to senior vice president, customer experience at Matson Navigation and named senior vice president of Matson in February 2021. She oversees one of Matson’s strongest competitive advantages: the end-to-end personal attention we pay to every facet of every cus...

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                          • Chris Scott

                            Chris A. Scott

                            Senior Vice President, Transpacific Services

                            Chris Scott was promoted to senior vice president, transpacific services at Matson Navigation Company, Inc. and named senior vice president of parent company Matson, Inc. in February 2021. He is responsible for all sales and marketing activities tied to Matson’s China service, based in ...

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                            • Jack Sullivan

                              Capt. Jack W. Sullivan

                              Senior Vice President, Vessel Operations and Engineering

                              Capt. John “Jack” Sullivan was promoted to senior vice president, vessel operations and engineering at Matson Navigation Company, Inc. and named senior vice president of parent company Matson, Inc. in February 2021. He is responsible for overseeing the evolution and management of Matson...

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                              • Jason Taylor

                                Jason L. Taylor

                                Senior Vice President, Human Resources

                                Jason L. Taylor was named senior vice president, human resources of Matson Navigation and senior vice president of Matson in February 2022. Taylor leads all Matson’s human resources efforts, including talent acquisition, total rewards, learning and development, HRIS, HR compliance, and ...

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