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Matson promotes Kenny Gill to VP, Alaska

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Honolulu, Hi., USA - July 27, 2015, Honolulu, Hi., USA - Matson, Inc., a carrier, announced that Kenny Gill, previously senior director of operations for Horizon Lines' Alaska division, has been promoted to the position of vice president, Alaska.

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In his new role, Mr. Gill has management responsibility for all Matson operations in Alaska, including terminal operations, customer service, sales, and financial performance of the company's terminals in Anchorage, Kodiak, and Dutch Harbor.

As Senior Director of Operations for Horizon since 2009, Mr. Gill was responsible for overseeing and coordinating operations at the company's terminals in Tacoma, Anchorage, Kodiak and Dutch Harbor.

He previously served as Terminal Operations Manager at the company's Tacoma and Kodiak terminals after a stint as Business Process Manager for its Alaska Division in Anchorage.

Prior to Horizon, he served as a project manager and financial manager for Manganaro Industries of Malden, MA and as a tax consultant at accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand, LLP in Boston.

Mr. Gill holds a BA in Political Science from Boston University, an MSA in Accountancy from Bentley College Graduate School of Business and an MBA from the University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business.

Mr. Gill's appointment follows Matson's May 29, 2015 acquisition of the Alaska operations of Horizon Lines and subsequent retirement of Marion Davis, Horizon's vice president and general manager for Alaska. Ms. Davis continues to serve Matson as a special advisor on the Alaska trade.

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