MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Morguard REIT (TSX:MRT.UN) today announced that Tim Walker, Chief Financial Officer, is retiring after 10 years as CFO and 17 years with the Morguard group of companies overall. He will remain CFO through April 30, 2014, after which Pamela McLean, currently Senior Vice President, Finance, at Morguard Investments Limited will assume the role of CFO. Tim has been nominated as a trustee of the REIT for the May 14, 2014 annual unitholder meeting.
Rai Sahi, Morguard REIT President and Chief Executive Officer said, "Tim has been a key part of our executive team. His leadership, strategic vision and focus on results and unitholder value have been integral to the success of Morguard REIT. His contributions will be missed. I am glad that Pamela McLean is ready to step into the CFO role after serving as SVP, Finance for 8 years."
Pamela McLean, CPA, CA, is a 21 year veteran of Morguard and has held positions of increasing responsibility in accounting and finance, and Client and Corporate Services. Pamela was appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO of Morguard Investments Limited in 2006 with responsibility for all financial activities and reporting for Morguard's pension fund clients and affiliated companies as well as Information Technology, National Programs & Quality Management and Corporate Marketing. Prior to joining Morguard, Pamela worked for a national accounting firm, where she focused on real estate clients.
Morguard REIT is a closed-end real estate investment trust, which owns a diversified portfolio of 55 high quality retail, office and mixed-use properties in Canada with an approximate value of $2.9 billion and comprising approximately 9.6 million square feet of leaseable space.
SOURCE: Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust
For further information:
Mr. K. (Rai) Sahi
President and Chief Executive Officer
Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust
55 City Centre Drive, Suite 1000, Mississauga, ON L5B 1M3