TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: NWH.UN) (the "REIT") announced that Matthew Berridge, the REIT's Director, Financial Reporting, will serve as interim chief financial officer ("CFO") following the retirement of Ernie Spraggs in October.
Mr. Berridge, a chartered accountant, has been with the REIT for four years.
"We wish Ernie well in his retirement and thank him for his almost five years of dedicated service to NorthWest," says CEO Peter Riggin. "And we are pleased to have Matt, who has worked directly with Ernie and I for the past four years, step in as interim CFO."
The REIT will issue its financial results for the period ending September 30, 2014 on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.
A conference call and live audio webcast hosted by Peter Riggin, Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Berridge, Interim Chief Financial Officer, and Mike Brady, Executive Vice President, will be held Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM ET.
The conference call can be accessed by dialing 416-204-9269 or 800-499-4035. The conference ID is 1536962.
Audio replay will be available until Monday, November 10 by dialing 647-436-0148 or 888-203-1112. The passcode is 1536962.
Following the call, the webcast can be accessed from the "Investor Relations" page, under "Webcasts & Presentations", of the REIT's web site at www.nwhp.ca, and will be archived for 30 days.
About NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The REIT holds a portfolio of 74 income-producing properties, with a focus on medical office buildings and healthcare real estate, comprising approximately 4.6 million square feet of gross leasable area located in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
SOURCE: NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
For further information: Peter Riggin, CEO, (416) 601-3220, NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, www.nwhp.ca