Matthew Cox

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Matson, Inc.

Matthew Cox

Matthew Cox

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Matson, Inc.

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Distribution Dynamics, Inc.
Dynamics, Inc.
Matson Navigation Company, Inc.

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Former Chairman, Board of Directors & Chief Executive Officer at BancWest Corp. (Hawaii)

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Matson, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at First Hawaiian, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

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President at Matson, Inc.

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Executive-in-Residence at University of Hawaii, Manoa - Shidler College of Business

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Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel at Matson, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer at Matson, Inc.

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Founder at Watanabe Ing LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at Food Pantry Ltd.

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Matthew Cox
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Matson, Inc.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting & Finance

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Advanced Management Program

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2001 - Current

Matson Navigation Co., Inc. provides freight transportation services. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Honolulu, HI.

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating & Financial Officer
1999 - 2001

Distribution Dynamics, Inc. was manufactured fasteners and small components. The company was is headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN.

Managing Director, Middle East, Africa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1987 - 1999
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Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

First Hawaiian, Inc. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of banking services to consumer and commercial customers, including deposit products, lending services, and wealth management and trust services through its subsidiary First Hawaiian Bank. It operates through the following business segments: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Treasury and Other. The Retail Banking segment offers residential and commercial mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, automobile loans and leases, personal lines of credit, installment loans, and small business loans and leases; deposits such as checking, savings and time deposit accounts to consumers, small businesses and certain commercial customers. The Commercial Banking segment provides corporate banking, residential and commercial real estate loans, commercial lease financing, auto dealer financing, deposit products and credit cards that they provide primarily to middle market and large companies in Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, and California. The Treasury and Other segment relates to treasury business, which consists of corporate asset and liability management activities, including interest rate risk management; as well as organizational units such as technology, operations, credit and risk management, human resources, finance, administration, marketing, and corporate and regulatory administration. The company was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Honolulu, HI.

2014 - Current

First Hawaiian Bank offers banking services to consumer and commercial customers including deposit products, loans, wealth management, insurance, trust, retirement planning, credit card and merchant processing services. The company was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Honolulu, HI.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2012 - Current

Matson’s transportation offerings span the globe from Shanghai to Savannah and encompass everything from providing a vital lifeline to the island economies of Hawaii, Guam and Micronesia to delivering a wide range of multi-modal services throughout North America. Long recognized as a leader in Pacific shipping, Matson continues to strengthen its ocean transportation services through fleet enhancements, industry leading on-time arrivals and award-winning customer service. As one of the nations' top logistics providers, Matson Logistics extends the reach of the company’s transportation network, offering customers domestic and international rail intermodal service, long haul and regional highway brokerage, supply chain services and LTL transportation services, as well as third-party logistics services that include warehousing, distribution, and international freight forwarding.

2012 - Current

Part of Charles Taylor Ltd., Standard Steamship Owners' P&I Association (Bermuda) Ltd. is a company headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The firm provides international management services.

Member, Board of Advisors


2012 - Prior

The Standard Club UK Ltd. is engaged in the provision of mutual insurance services. It ensures ship-owners, operators and charterers for their liabilities to third parties arising out of ship operations. It offers a range of insurance services including loss of life and injury to crew, stevedores, passengers and other third parties, physical damage caused to docks, fixed or floating objects, collision damage caused to other ships, pollution, cargo loss or damage. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland provides healthcare services. It offers child life program, family outreach clinics, hand and microsurgery, parent infant programs, pastoral care, neurosurgery, injury prevention programs and respiratory care services. The company was founded by Bertha Wright in 1912 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.

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Senator from Hawaii


Senator from Hawaii

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CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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