HONOLULU, July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander & Baldwin (A&B or Company) (NYSE: ALEX) today named John Perkins vice president of information technology, effective July 10. Perkins will be responsible for the management and delivery of all of technology services to the Company.
Perkins is an experienced executive who ran large information technology departments as vice president of engineering for Magnetic, a New York-based marketing technology company, and as senior vice president for International Fund Services, a State Street company. Perkins also has extensive technology consulting and software development experience, having founded his own technology and management consulting company, Vaiance, LLC. Perkins earned a bachelors' degree in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
"John possesses a unique combination of experience in technology, management, and finance that will be extremely valuable as we focus on growing our business and enhancing customer service and organizational efficiency. John will help us turn information technology into a competitive advantage. We are excited to welcome him to the A&B team," said Chris Benjamin, A&B president and CEO.
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Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. is a Hawaii-based public company, with interests in commercial real estate, land operations, materials and infrastructure construction. With ownership of approximately 87,000 acres in Hawaii, A&B is the state's fourth largest private landowner, and one of the state's most active real estate investors. The Company manages a portfolio comprising 4.7 million square feet of leasable space in Hawaii and on the U.S. Mainland and is the largest owner of grocery/drug-anchored retail centers in the state. A&B is also Hawaii's largest materials company and paving contractor. Additional information about A&B may be found at www.alexanderbaldwin.com.
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