WINNIPEG, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Lanesborough Real Estate Investment
Trust ("LREIT") (TSX:LRT:UN) today announced the appointment of Mr. Gary Benjaminson
MBA, CA to the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of
Lanesborough Real Estate Investment Trust (LREIT), replacing Kenneth J
Dando CA, effective August 31, 2014. Mr. Benjaminson obtained his
designation as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte & Touche in 1998.
He also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree, with
Distinction, from the Edinburgh Business School, and a Masters of
Accountancy degree (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree
(Honours) from the University of Manitoba. Previously, Gary held the
position of Senior Manager - Consolidations & Reporting with Bacardi
Limited, for a period of 3 years, in Hamilton, Bermuda.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Gary will be responsible for
all aspects of the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.
The services of the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary are provided
to LREIT pursuant to the Services Agreement between LREIT and Shelter
Canadian Properties Limited (Shelter).
Ken Dando will continue in senior management with Shelter and be
available to assist in the transition to the new Chief Financial
Officer and Secretary. Mr. Dando has served in the CFO position since
the inception of LREIT in 2002.
SOURCE: Lanesborough Real Estate Investment Trust