Alexander & Baldwin (ticker: ALEX, exchange: NASDAQ Global Select Market (.O))
News Release -
Nelson N.S. Chun New VP/General Counsel at Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2003--Nelson N.S. Chun has
been named vice president and general counsel for Alexander & Baldwin,
Inc. (Nasdaq:ALEX) (A&B), starting in November. In this position, he
will report directly to A&B's CEO and President Allen Doane. Prior to
joining A&B, Chun had devoted his legal career to the Honolulu law
firm Cades Schutte LLP, which he joined in 1978 and of which he had
been a partner for the last twenty years.
"Nelson will be a valuable addition to our management team," said
Allen Doane, "as he brings a wealth of experience that will help
ensure the legal health and vitality of our company. We are pleased to
have selected an individual of his caliber from Hawaii, and are
equally pleased that he has chosen to join A&B to help us move forward
into our second century."
Chun earned his law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern
University School of Law, having previously earned a bachelor's
degree, magna cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College. Chun is
admitted to practice before all Hawaii courts, the United States Court
for the District of Hawaii and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. His
practice areas include general business counseling; formation and
structuring of business entities, including corporations, limited
liability companies and partnerships; real estate transactions;
mergers and acquisitions; and health care.
Chun is a member of the American Bar Association and the Hawaii
State Bar Association. His peers have elected him as one of "America's
Best Lawyers" and as one of "America's Leading Business Lawyers" in
the Chambers and Partners USA Guide.
Chun was born and raised in Honolulu. He and his wife, Deborah,
have three children: Elliott, Sydney and Alex.
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (A&B), headquartered in Honolulu, owns
91,000 acres in Hawaii, making it Hawaii's fifth largest private
landowner. A&B is engaged in real property development and management
through its subsidiary A&B Properties, Inc.; in transportation through
its subsidiaries Matson Navigation Company, Inc. and Matson Integrated
Logistics, Inc.; and in food products through Hawaiian Commercial &
Sugar Company and Kauai Coffee Company, Inc. Additional information
about A&B may be found at its web site: www.alexanderbaldwin.com
NOTE TO EDITOR: To request a digital scan of a photo of Chun,
please email email@example.com
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
Linda Howe, 808-525-6642
SOURCE: Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.