Executive Profile
Wednesday, June 5, 1996

Name: Charlian Wright
Age: 47
Position: Corporate marketing director, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Inc.
First job: Secretary
Pastime: Puttering around the house

Wright moves up at retail management firm

Providing communities with their retail needs is the goal of the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Inc., which manages several centers in Hawaii now under the marketing direction of Charlian Wright.

"We are changing some of our strategies to improve variety (at the centers)," Wright said. "And we will be taking over the management of the Hawaii Kai Towne Center in August."

Other centers the company oversees include the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Windward Mall and Keauhou Shopping Center on the Big Island. Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate. Wright started with Royal Hawaiian in 1981.

She also is active in community work such as the Aloha Festivals, Travel Women Hawaii and Waikiki Improvement Association.

By Jerry Tune, Star-Bulletin

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