Thanks Celica and good morning and thanks to everyone for coming. We hope that you find this session to be useful in getting some additional information in context about Matson. So on slide 5, one of the slides we are most proud of is the long history of Matson. Matson will celebrate its 130 th anniversary this year. It all started with Captain Matson in 1882 sailing his vessel, the Emma Claudina from San Francisco to Hilo Hawaii and in many ways the history of Matson is really the history of the territory and then eventually the state of Hawaii. We’ve had a great year, we help to developed tourism in the state, when through the warriors were a pioneer in the containerization phase and currently as we’ll talk about more are the largest oceans carrier to the State of Hawaii.
Just to look at our geographic coverage on slide six, upon separation Matson's corporate headquarters will be in Honolulu Hawaii. We have offices throughout the US Mainland, in the Pacific and China. And as Rusty will talk about the logistics network is spread throughout the Continental United States.
Celica touched on this, but it has been announced that Walter Dods who is currently the Chairman of Alexander & Baldwin upon separation will become the Chairman of Matson. I am today the President and will pick up the CEO title, Joel Winny who you will hear from in a moment, for those of you that don’t know Joel, Joel came aboard last fall to Alexander & Baldwin as the CFO, who had then associated with Alexander & Baldwin and Matson for over a decade in a role at Goldman Sachs as an advisor to the company, came aboard as the CFO we are fortunate that he will be joining us as the CFO of Matson upon separation. And the rest of the team who Celica introduced, a couple of folks who aren’t here today have been at this business a long time, Joe brings a fresh insight, into the financial community insight and lot of external facing skills that will be really helpful to us and a terrific advisory background.
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