|Constance H. Lau|
Ms. Lau was named president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) in May 2006. She also serves as chairman of Hawaiian Electric Company and chairman of American Savings Bank. Born and raised in Honolulu, Ms. Lau joined the HEI companies in 1984, serving first as assistant corporate counsel and treasurer of Hawaiian Electric Company, then as treasurer of HEI. In 1999, she became a director and senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of American Savings Bank, rising to president and chief executive officer in June 2001. She also served as an HEI director from 2001 through 2004, and has been serving as an HEI director since May 2006.
Ms. Lau is a director and Audit Committee chair and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Member of Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), the major shipping carrier to Hawaii. Ms. Lau is a nationally recognized leader in the fields of critical infrastructure, resilience and physical and cyber security, banking and energy. Since 2012, Ms. Lau has chaired the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), which advised President Barack Obama through the Department of Homeland Security on the security of the 16 critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems, including both the energy and financial services sectors. In energy, Ms. Lau was named 2011 Woman of the Year by the Women's Council on Energy and the Environment in Washington, D.C., and serves on the boards of the Electric Power Research Institute, the Edison Electric Institute, and the Associated Electrical & Gas Insurance Services. In banking, Ms. Lau is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Twelfth District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council, and was one of U.S. Banker's 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking for 2004, 2005, and 2006 when she headed American Savings Bank.
In Hawaii, Ms. Lau was named Pacific Business News (PBN)'s 2004 Hawaii Business Leader of the Year, and in 2013, she was named one of PBN's 10 to Watch for her leadership in clean energy and transportation. Ms. Lau also serves on the boards of the Hawaii Business Roundtable, the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Punahou School, and the Consuelo Foundation, which helps women, children and families in Hawaii and the Philippines. She served as a trustee for Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate from 1999 to 2007.
Ms. Lau graduated from Yale College with a B.S. in administrative sciences. She earned a juris doctor from the University of California Hastings College of the Law and a master's in business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is married to Russell Lau, vice chairman of Finance Enterprises, Ltd., and has three children.
|Alan M. Oshima|
Alan Oshima is president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. Mr. Oshima first joined Hawaiian Electric as a member of the board of directors in 2008. In 2011, he left the board to serve as HEI's executive vice president for corporate and community advancement and president of the HEI Charitable Foundation. Mr. Oshima joined Hawaiian Electric on May 19, 2014, overseeing corporate relations and regulatory, government and community affairs.
Prior to joining Hawaiian Electric in 2008, Mr. Oshima served as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Hawaiian Telcom from 2005 to 2008 and later as a senior adviser and director helping the company successfully emerge from reorganization in 2010.
Until 2005, Mr. Oshima was a lawyer in private practice focusing on the representation of businesses as well as electric, telecommunications, and transportation companies, water and sewer regulation, power purchase contracts, and water resources. Mr. Oshima was founding partner of the law firm, Oshima Chun Fong & Chung (1985-2005) and prior to that, practiced law with Carlsmith Ball (1976-1985). He has been recognized as one of "America's Best Lawyers" in the field of public utilities. In addition to serving as a director of the Hawaii State Bar Association, he received its 2005 Pro Bono Service Award for his countless hours of volunteer legal work in the community.
In 2006, Mr. Oshima received the Ho`oulu Leadership Award for his commitment to improving public education in Hawaii. He chairs Hawaii 3Rs, a non-profit organization that facilitates government, business, community, and school partnerships to repair, restore and remodel Hawaii's public schools. He is on the board of advisors of The Learning Coalition, dedicated to assisting Hawaii's public school system, and serves as a director of the Hawaii Institute of Public Affairs (HIPA) where he has helped lead an initiative to form a public school land trust to rebuild and upgrade school facilities across the state. Confirmed by the Hawaii State Senate in 2012, Mr. Oshima serves as one of the six Hawaii Commissioners on the Education Commission of the States. Mr. Oshima served as a volunteer for over 30 years at the YMCA of Honolulu, including serving as chairman of the board from 2001 to 2006.
The Farrington High School graduate received a marketing degree from Northwestern University and a law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He also served as a Supply Corps Officer with the U.S. Navy, and among other places was stationed in Pearl Harbor and San Diego.
|Richard F. Wacker|
Mr. Wacker is the president and chief executive officer of American Savings Bank. Mr. Wacker joined the bank in 2010 and leads the management team responsible for growing the bank's business to better serve Hawaii's retail and business customers. He also serves as a director of the bank.
Mr. Wacker is active in the local community. He serves on the board of Child and Family Service (currently 1st Vice Chair), the University of Hawaii Foundation, and the Hawaii Chapter of the American Red Cross. He is also a member of the Board of Regents of Chaminade University.
Prior to joining American Savings Bank, Mr. Wacker was chairman of Korea Exchange Bank (KEB), the fifth largest Korean commercial bank. He joined KEB in 2004 as chief operating officer, was appointed president and CEO in 2005, and also held the position of chairman of the board from 2007 through 2010. Mr. Wacker helped establish the KEB Foundation, the first social welfare organization in the Korean financial industry, and was the organization's second chairman. He was a director of Junior Achievement Korea and also served on the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea. In 2008, Mr. Wacker was recognized as one of Korea's "Most Respected CEOs."
Mr. Wacker also enjoyed a 20-year career with General Electric (GE) where he was a company officer and held a wide range of senior leadership positions in the U.S. and Europe, including vice president of corporate investor communications; vice president and chief financial officer of GE Capital's Card Services unit; general manager of GE Capital's audit staff; chief financial officer of GE Capital Fleet Services-Europe and global product management positions with GE Medical Systems-Europe. He earned a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri.
|Gregory C. Hazelton|
On April 2, 2017, Mr. Hazelton succeeded Jim Ajello as HEI's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He first joined Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HEI) in August 2013 and served as Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Controller to June 2015. Prior to his return to HEI as Senior Vice President, Finance in October 2016, Mr. Hazelton was NW Natural Gas Company's (NW Natural) Senior Vice President and CFO from June 2015 to September 2016 and also served as its Treasurer from March to September 2016. Prior to joining HEI in 2013 he held a number of positions with UBS Investment Bank, Global Power and Utilities Group, including Managing Director from March 2011 to May 2013, Executive Director from March 2008 to March 2011 and Associate Director from March 2006 to March 2008. In addition, Mr. Hazelton served in the Global Power Group of Lehman Brothers from 2001 to 2006, including as Vice President from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Hazelton held various operational, SEC financial reporting and accounting, financial forecast and analysis, and business development positions at energy companies, including Portland General Electric, from 1989 to 1999.
Mr. Hazelton received a Bachelor of Science degree from Warner Pacific College and an MBA from the University Of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He received his CPA (currently inactive) from the State of Washington.