Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (“A&B” or “Company”), a Hawai’i-based company focused on owning, operating, and developing high-quality commercial real estate in Hawai’i, announced that Shelee Kimura has been appointed to serve on its Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2023. Kimura joins the Board after the departure of Michele Saito, who has been a director since 2012.
“I am so pleased to welcome Shelee Kimura to our Board of Directors,” says A&B Chairman of the Board Eric Yeaman. “Her exceptional leadership track record, public company experience and commitment to Hawai’i will be invaluable to our company as we continue to grow our real estate portfolio and create value for our shareholders.”
Kimura is president and chief executive officer (“CEO”) of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., which serves the energy needs of 95 percent of Hawai’i’s population on the islands of O’ahu, Hawai’i, Maui, Lāna’i and Moloka’i. She was appointed to her current role in January 2022 and previously served as Hawaiian Electric’s senior vice president of customer service and public affairs and earlier as senior vice president of business development and strategic planning. Before joining Hawaiian Electric, she led investor relations and strategic planning, as well as served as director of corporate finance and investments for Hawaiian Electric Industries (“HEI”), the parent company of Hawaiian Electric and the largest publicly traded company in Hawai’i. Before HEI, she was a consulting manager at Arthur Andersen LLP and its successor firm, KMH LLP.