Jason Y. Chun Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Island Title Corporation
June 1, 2006, SANTA ANA, Calif.
First American Title Insurance Company today announced that Jason Y. Chun has been named president and chief executive officer of Island Title Corporation of Honolulu, Hawaii, a majority-owned subsidiary of First American Title.
Although Chun is replacing Island Title founder Lynne Kaneshiro in the daily operations and management of the business, Kaneshiro will remain actively involved with the company as chairwoman of the board. In her new role, Kaneshiro will be responsible for expanding Island Title’s market share and focusing on direct client relations.
Since founding the company in 1982, Kaneshiro has served as president and chief executive officer. Prior to her work with Island Title, she worked for First American for 13 years.
According to Kaneshiro, “I am thrilled that Jason will be joining our team, and that Island Title will be in the hands of such a competent leader. Jason’s industry experience and leadership skills are exactly what this position requires.”
Chun joined First American in 1999 as associate counsel in the national legal department at the company’s home office in
Chun earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the
Island Title Corporation, a majority-owned subsidiary of First American Title Insurance Company, was established in 1982. In 2000, First American purchased a 20 percent interest in the company. Four years later, First American acquired an additional 40 percent of the company for a total of a 60 percent ownership position. Island Title is a widely recognized and well-respected title and escrow provider that serves the
About First American Title Insurance Company
First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through more than 1,800 offices and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. The company has its headquarters in