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SPEAKER: Matson, Matt Cox
DATE: Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
TIME: 11:30 am Reception / 12:00 pm Lunch
WHERE: Rainier Golf and Country Club
COST: $24 per person
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area transportation community for 100 years!
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Transportation Club of Seattle
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February Washington DOT, Roger Millar SOLD OUT
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July 113th Annual Golf Tournament
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UPCOMING LUNCH & LEARN INFORMATION
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University of Washington offers a Master of Supply Chain Transportation and
Logistics (SCTL) program combining a focus on the specific transportation and
logistics challenges facing industry professionals today with a thorough overview
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About the Speaker
Matthew J. Cox, President and CEO of Matson, Inc.
Matt became CEO in June 2012, and has been president since 2008. Cox is responsible for overseeing the entire Matson
organization, which includes Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (ocean transportation), Matson Logistics, Inc. (logistics) and
Matson Terminals, Inc. (terminal operations in Hawaii). He also serves on the board of directors of Matson, Inc.
Cox joined Matson in June 2001 as senior vice president and chief financial officer. In 2005, he became executive vice
president and chief operating officer. He had a key role in the start up of Matson’s China – Long Beach Express in 2006.
Prior to Matson, Cox had 15 years of experience in the transportation industry, 12 of which were spent at American
President Lines, Ltd. (APL). From 1999 to 2001, he held executive posts at Distribution Dynamics, Inc., a provider of
outsourced logistics, inventory management and integrated information systems based in Danville, California; he was the
company's executive vice president and chief operating officer at the time he joined Matson. From 1987 to 1999, Cox held
positions of increasing responsibility at APL covering financial and operational aspects of the company, including vice
president, refrigerated container market; managing director, Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent Region Dubai, United
Arab Emirates; and director, financial support services.
Cox serves on the boards of First Hawaiian Bank, the Standard Club, Move Oahu Forward and Catholic Charites Hawaii. He
is also a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable and the Shidler College of Business Advisory Council at the University
of Hawaii at Manoa. Cox has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of California, Berkeley and is
a certified public accountant and graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.