HPU taps Sted as chairman


POSTED: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Chuck Sted, the president and chief executive of Hawaii Pacific Health, has been elected chairman of Hawaii Pacific University's board of trustees, it was announced yesterday.

“;Over the years, I've done anything I could both professionally and personally to help Hawaii Pacific University because I believe firmly in their mission which is to educate for global citizenship,”; Sted, a board member since 2004, said in a news release. He replaces longtime Chairman William E. Aull, who died April 24.

Hawaii Pacific Health, with 5,300 employees, includes Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi, Straub Clinic & Hospital and Wilcox Health.

Sted joined Hawaii Pacific Health in 1998. Before that he was chief financial officer of Bank of America-Hawaii.

“;Chuck is truly one of the outstanding corporate leaders in Hawaii, and we have worked together on many professional and community projects over the years,”; said HPU President Chatt Wright.