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Earl Kivett Elected to Crowley Maritime Corporation Board of Directors

(Oakland, Calif.; April 18, 2002) – Earl Kivett was elected to Crowley Maritime Corporation’s board of directors at the company’s annual meeting held March 27 in Oakland. In addition, each of the other members of the board was elected to another term by the company’s shareholders.

Kivett, 54, retired from Bain & Company, the international management consulting firm, at the end of 2001 after nearly 23 years of service. His past experiences include serving as a member of Bain and Company’s worldwide board of directors from 1989 through 2001, and serving clients in a variety of industrial and consumer industries, both in North America and abroad. His work has included corporate and business unit strategy development as well as cost and performance improvement in operations for clients in the steel, aluminum, oil and gas, and shipping industries. The emphasis of work performed for these clients was identifying new growth opportunities in generally slow growth environments.

Recent assignments have included the post-merger integration of a transportation company, work with two portfolio companies held by a leading private equity fund, and acquisition evaluation for a leading packaged goods company.

Prior to joining Bain, Kivett’s experience included marketing, sales and product management in industrial products and publishing. Kivett holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA from Southern Illinois University, and a BA from Princeton University.

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