Matson Promotes Jennifer Tungul to Director of Alaska Terminal Operations
Matson promoted Jennifer Tungul to Director of Alaska Terminal Operations, a new, senior-leadership position created to support the success and growth of Matson’s operations in Alaska.
Tungul has worked in Alaska’s transportation and logistics industry for two decades, with a seventeen-year tenure between the former Horizon Lines and Matson. Most recently, Tungul served as general manager of Matson’s Dutch Harbor and Akutan operations, responsible for terminal, marine, garage, warehouse, and equipment operations.
In her new position, Tungul is responsible for effective and efficient terminal operations in Anchorage, Kodiak, Dutch Harbor, and Akutan, as well as managing and developing team members, managing labor relations, and overseeing process-improvement projects.
“Jenn’s decades of experience in Alaska’s transportation industry and deep knowledge of the communities we serve are valuable assets to this company, and we’re thrilled to see her continue growing with us,” says Bal Dreyfus, Senior Vice President, Alaska.
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Alaska Problems Require Alaska Solutions
On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.