Ventas adds Sumit Roy to its Board as Independent Director

– USA, IL –  Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) today announced the appointment of Sumit Roy to its Board as an independent Director, effective October 1, 2022, expanding the board to 12 members, of whom 11 are independent and 50% of whom identify as diverse by gender or ethnicity.

Mr. Roy has also joined the Investment Committee.

About Sumit Roy

Sumit Roy is a highly accomplished REIT executive as President and CEO of Realty Income Corporation – a real estate investment trust with a diversified portfolio of over 11,400 freestanding commercial properties across the United States, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, and Spain –. At Realty Income, he was appointed CEO in 2018 after being named President of the company in 2015. He previously served as Realty Income’s COO from 2014 to 2018, CIO from 2013 to 2014, and Chairman of the Investment Committee. Before Realty Income, Mr. Roy was an Executive Director at UBS Investment Bank, responsible for more than $57 billion in real estate capital markets and advisory transactions.

“Ventas is a forward-thinking organization with a high-quality portfolio and long track record of success. I am excited and humbled to join this accomplished Board to help oversee Ventas’ continued growth. I look forward to sharing my experience and insights to contribute to the Company’s future success,” said Mr. Roy.

The Company also announced that Robert D. Reed, who has served as a director since 2008, will retire from the Board and not stand for re-election when his term expires at Ventas’s 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The Board thanks Mr. Reed for his outstanding service and valuable contributions during his tenure.

About Ventas

Ventas Inc., an S&P 500 company, operates at the intersection of two large and dynamic industries – healthcare and real estate. Fueled by strong demographic demand from growth in the aging population, Ventas owns a diversified portfolio of over 1,200 properties in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Ventas uses the power of its capital to unlock the value of senior living communities; life science, research & innovation properties; medical office & outpatient facilities, hospitals, and other healthcare real estate. A globally-recognized real estate investment trust, Ventas follows a successful long-term strategy, proven over more than 20 years, built on diversification of property types, capital sources and industry-leading partners, financial strength and flexibility, consistent and reliable growth, and industry-leading ESG achievements, managed by a collaborative and experienced team dedicated to its stakeholders.

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