TORONTO, June 2, 2011 /CNW/ - GT Canada Medical Properties REIT (the
"REIT") announces that Brian Wilson has been appointed as the REIT's
Chief Financial Officer effective July 1, 2011, conditional on
necessary TSX Venture Exchange approval.
Mr. Wilson is a Chartered Accountant who spent twelve years at Ernst &
Young, including five years as a tax specialist working primarily in
real estate and financial services. He was later recruited by National
Trust, and appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer, where
he remained for over six years overseeing the acquisition of several
financial institutions. Following the acquisition of National Trust by
Scotiabank, he has held CFO and senior finance roles with a broad range
of organizations from emerging businesses to established corporations
including Home Trust, O&Y Properties/O&Y REIT and Macquarie Financial
"Brian's range of experience is the perfect complement for GT Canada.
His familiarity with the early-stage environment plus deep experience
with mature financial and real estate organizations will allow us to
maximize resources now while drawing on his considerable experience to
achieve our long term growth objectives" said Andrew Shapack, Chief
Executive Officer of the REIT.
GT Canada Medical Properties REIT
The REIT is exectuing a strategy to become a leading owner of medical
office buildings in Canada through a disciplined acquisition program
aimed at creating a geographically diversified portfolio of properties
that will generate stable and growing rental income and capital
This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans",
"expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "estimates", "intends",
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"may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be
achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results,
performance or achievements of the REIT to be materially different from
any future results, performance or achievements.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange Inc. nor its Regulation Services
Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture
Exchange) has approved or disapproved the contents of this press
SOURCE GT Canada Medical Properties Inc.
For further information:
Andrew I. Shapack, Chief Executive Officer (416) 572-2170