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A&B Appoints Benjamin as CEO, Board Member

November 3, 2015, 10:06 AM HST
* Updated November 3, 10:08 AM
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Christopher J. Benjamin. Photo courtesy A&B.

Christopher J. Benjamin. Photo courtesy A&B.

Alexander & Baldwin Inc. has appointed Christopher J. Benjamin to its board of directors, effective Jan. 1, 2016, coincident with his appointment as A&B’s chief executive officer.

Benjamin has served as A&B’s president and chief operating officer since September 2011, overseeing its real estate and agribusiness subsidiaries. Before that, Benjamin was A&B’s CFO from February 2004 through September 2011. He joined A&B in 2001 as director, corporate development and planning, and was promoted to vice president in 2003.

Prior to joining A&B in 2001, Benjamin served in various management/professional roles at The Queen’s Health Systems, General Motors, Sony and Booz Allen.

Benjamin received his bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of Michigan in 1985 and MBA from Harvard Business School in 1989.

He currently serves as chairman of the board of The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i.


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