Robert W. Wo
As owner and director of C.S. Wo & Sons, Ltd. since 1984, Robert W. Wo has led this third-generation family-owned and operated business to become Hawaii’s largest furniture retailer. Under his leadership it now ranks among the Top 250 companies in the state of Hawaii and among the Top 100 furniture retailers in the nation. Mr. Wo’s knowledge and experience in operating a successful business in Bank of Hawaii’s core market, and his leadership as a major employer in the state combined with his deep involvement in the community make him a valuable asset on the BOH board and as chair of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee. Mr. Wo has been a member of the BOH Board of Directors since 2002.
For more than 30 years, Mr. Wo was a member of the Hawaii Business Roundtable, a statewide public policy organization whose mission is to promote the overall economic vitality and social health of Hawaii. Members of this nonprofit organization include top business leaders and senior executives of companies headquartered or that maintain significant business in Hawaii.
Mr. Wo received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Wo currently serves on the boards of Hawaii Medical Services Association (HMSA), Assets School, and Iolani School. In the past he has also served on the boards of Aloha United Way, Junior Achievement of Hawaii, Retail Merchants of Hawaii and The Rotary Club of Honolulu.