A Discussion with Matson's CEO
Thursday, April 7, 2022
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM • Zoom Networking Session
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Keynote
The first fifteen minutes of this webinar will be spent in networking session breakout rooms.
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Matthew J. Cox was appointed Chairman of the Board of Matson, Inc. on April 27, 2017. Having served as president and chief executive officer since 2012, he had been president since 2008. Cox is responsible for overseeing the entire Matson organization, which includes Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (ocean transportation), Matson Logistics, Inc. (logistics and supply chain services) and Matson Terminals, Inc. (terminal operations in Hawaii). He has served on the board of directors of Matson, Inc. since 2012.
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 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 boards of First Hawaiian Bank, Move Oahu Forward, Catholic Charites Hawaii, Foodland Super Market, Ltd. and World Shipping Council. He is also a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable 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 and graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
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