Hawaiian Host has appointed Earl Kurisu as the director of sales in the Asia Pacific region.
The Honolulu-based company is the maker of Hawaii’s original chocolate-covered macadamias.
Kurisu has more than nine years of experience in sales and will be responsible for coordinating and developing sales and marketing activities for Hawaiian Host in the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan. He will work closely with the distributors and brokers in the domestic and travel sectors of countries such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Shanghai and Malaysia among others.
Previously he was the international sales and marketing manager for another distribution company in Honolulu and has held several board positions within the Hawaii Food Manufacturers Association.