– USA, GA – Columbia Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CXP) has elected David B. Henry as a member of the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Henry is currently vice chairman of the Board of Directors and chief executive officer of Kimco Realty Corporation. Mr. Henry will retire from his current roles with Kimco effective January 1, 2016. He joined Kimco in April 2001 as vice chairman and chief investment officer, served as its president from December 2008 through August 2014, and has served as CEO since December 2009.
Prior to his career at Kimco, Mr. Henry spent 23 years with G.E. Capital Real Estate, the last five years of which he served as senior vice president and chief investment officer. He also served as chairman of G.E. Capital Investment Advisors. Mr. Henry is currently a trustee, and formerly the chairman, of the International Council of Shopping Centers and also serves as vice-chairman of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He also serves on the boards of HCP, Inc.; VEREIT, Inc.; and, effective January 1, 2016, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
“Dave is a proven executive with a long track record of management and leadership experience in both the public and private real estate sectors,” noted Nelson Mills, president and chief executive officer of Columbia Property Trust. “His leadership of Kimco and other board service add a valuable layer of public REIT experience and industry connections that will complement the expertise of our other Board members.”
About Columbia Property Trust
Columbia Property Trust (NYSE: CXP) owns and operates Class-A office buildings in competitive, primarily CBD locations, and over half our investments are in high-barrier-to-entry, primary markets. As of September 30, 2015, our $5+ billion portfolio included 28 office properties containing 13.9 million square feet and one hotel, concentrated in San Francisco, New York, and Washington, D.C. For more information about Columbia, which carries an investment-grade rating from both Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s.
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