Business Leaders On The Move In Hawaii

Wes Murasaki has been promoted to senior director of sales with Aston Hotels & Resorts. He now will oversee sales for Aston’s Oahu properties, as well as corporate, government and group segments. Murasaki started with Aston more than a decade ago as group sales manager and previously served as director of sales for Kauai, Hawaii Island and Oahu.
Barbara Kashiwabara has been promoted to executive director of ancillary services for Kaiser Permanente. In her new position, Kashibawara will provide strategic and operational leadership for the ancillary health services, including laboratory, diagnostic imaging and pharmacy. She has been with the company for the past 25 years and most recently served as senior director of pharmaceutical services for the region.
Fernando Lopez has been promoted to vice president, portfolio manager of corporate banking with Central Pacific Bank. In this position, he will be responsible for supervising portfolio management and provide supervision of the administrative staff. Lopez has been with the company since 2003 and previously served as AVP and senior corporate banking associate.
Timothy Ing has been named communications and marketing specialist for Alumni Relations at the University of Hawaii Foundation. In this role, he will be responsible for producing and developing communications and marketing to all UH alumni, on behalf of the University of Hawaii Alumni Association. Ing will direct all email communication and provide content for UHAA’s online community and UHAA’s website.
Tammy Wallace has been named associate director of events, programs and partnerships for the Alumni Relations office at UH Foundation. She will be responsible for directing and managing programs that are aimed at enhancing the experience for alumni and building upon a life-long relationship with the University of Hawaii. Wallace also will manage UHAA’s Alumni Rewards.