KAHULUI — Maui Land & Pineapple Company Inc. announced that its Board of Directors appointed Ryan L. Churchill as president and chief operating officer for the company.
He will be responsible for day-to-day operations of MLP and its operating divisions of Kapalua Land Company Ltd., Community Development and Asset Management.
Since March 2007, he has served as senior vice president of Corporate Development of MLP.
He served as vice president of Community Development from November 2005 to March 2007.
From June to November 2004, Churchill was vice president of Planning for Kapalua Land Company Ltd., the operating subsidiary responsible for the company’s resort segment, and development manager from October 2000 to June 2004.
As senior vice president of Corporate Development, Churchill was responsible for executing MLP’s strategic transactions and managing the company’s real estate holdings and development projects.
“Ryan has a proven leadership record on a number of key projects for the company. His keen management skills, his ability to work effectively with others and his deep sense of commitment to our community make him a solid choice for this key executive position,” said Warren H. Haruki, chairman of the board and interim CEO of Maui Land & Pineapple Company Inc.
Prior to joining MLP, Churchill worked for KPMG LLP in its real estate consulting group in Honolulu and with Fieldstone Communities, a Southern California homebuilder.
Churchill is a board member of the Maui Economic Development Board Inc. and the Hawaii Nature Center, and member of the Hawaii Chapters of the Urban Land Institute and the Building Industry Association of America.