Maui Land & Pineapple Co. has named Ryan L. Churchill president and chief operating officer of the Kahului-based company.
Churchill, who has served as senior vice president of corporate development since 2007, will be responsible for day-to-day operations of ML&P (NYSE:MLP) and its operating divisions of Kapalua Land Co. Ltd., Community Development and Asset Management.
In his previous role in corporate development, he was responsible for executing the company’s strategic transactions and managing its real estate holdings and development projects.
Churchill, who joined ML&P in 2000, also has served as vice president of community development, vice president of planning for the company’s resort segment, Kapalua Land Co., and as development manager.
“Ryan has a proven leadership record on a number of key projects for the company,” ML&P Chairman and interim CEO Warren H. Haruki said in a prepared statement. “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.”
The Kailua native is a graduate of the University of Arizona in Tucson and holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.