Barry Taniguchi has been the President and CEO of KTA Super Stores since 1989 and since February 2014, its Chairman and CEO. Mr. Taniguchi served as Chairman of Hawai’i Employers Mutual Insurance Company, the Chair of The Food Basket – Hawai’i Island’s Foodbank and as Vice Chair of Hawai’i Health System Corporation Corporate Board when it was formed in 2008. He has been an Independent Director of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. and American Savings Bank F.S.B. since December 2004. He also serves on the Hawai’i Island Economic Development Board, the Public Schools of Hawai’i Foundation, the Lyman House Memorial Museum and the Pacific Tsunami Museum. He has served as a member of Board of Governors of the Hawai’i Employers Council, the Hawai’i Community Foundation, the Tax Foundation of Hawai’i, and Queen’s Health Systems.