TORONTO, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Invesque Inc. (TSX:IVQ.U) (the "Company") announced today that Scott White, Chief Executive Officer of the Company has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. Scott White has been CEO of Invesque since January 2017. Under Scott's guidance and leadership as CEO, the Company has nearly tripled its asset size since inception.
The Company also announced today that Charles "Chuck" Herman will serve as lead independent director. Chuck spent 15 years in various roles at Welltower, Inc. (formerly known as Health Care REIT, Inc.) including Chief Investment Officer, Executive Vice President, and President-Seniors Housing and Post Acute. During his tenure, Chuck helped Welltower grow into one of the largest health care REITs. Chuck has previously contributed to several boards of health care focused organizations, including Argentum, National Investment Center (NIC), and American Seniors Housing Association.
The Company also announced today that Rick Turner, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Lis Wigmore resigned from the Board of Directors effective immediately. Rick Turner indicated that he resigned as a result of differences in opinion at the board level regarding the process around determining the composition of the Board. Certain of the Company's largest shareholders had previously notified management that they would not be supportive of the re-election of certain directors at the next Annual Meeting.
"I truly appreciate all the work and guidance Rick and Lis have contributed in the Board room," said Scott White. "I look forward to joining the Board and moving forward to execute on our strategy."
Invesque is a health care real estate company with an investment thesis centered around the opportunity created by the global aging demographic trend. Invesque currently capitalizes on this opportunity by investing in a highly diversified portfolio of income generating health care properties located across the United States and Canada through long-term absolute net leases, joint ventures, and development capital. For more information, visit www.invesque.com.
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