TORONTO, Dec. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (âCAPREITâ) (TSX:CAR.UN) announced today that Mr. RenÃ© Tremblay has been appointed as a member of CAPREITâs Board of Trustees effective January 1, 2020.
Mr. Tremblay has over 35 years of experience in the real estate industry, having been involved in international investment and development for 25 years in numerous countries, including Brazil, Poland, France, Scotland, Spain, China, South Korea, Mexico, Germany, Canada, Luxembourg, Russia, Turkey and the United States. Mr. Tremblay joined Taubman Centers, a leader in the shopping center industry (NYSE: TCO) in 2010 as President of Taubman Asia where he was responsible for driving Taubmanâs shopping center expansion in the Asia-Pacific Region. He is the Chairman of Cominar REIT and currently serves on the board of Cogir Real Estate and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Mr. Tremblayâs prior board experience includes serving as chairman of the real estate group of Caisse de deÌpot et placement du QueÌbec – one of the fifteen largest diversified real estate portfolios in the world.
âRenÃ© brings substantial global real estate experience in various sectors to CAPREIT. We are delighted to have him join the Board of Trustees,â commented Michael Stein, Chairman.
CAPREIT is one of Canadaâs largest real estate investment trusts managing over 64,000 residential rental apartment and townhouse suites and manufactured home community sites in major urban centres across Canada, the Netherlands, and Ireland. For more information about CAPREIT, its business and its investment highlights, please refer to our website at www.caprent.com or www.capreit.net and our public disclosure at www.sedar.com.
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For more information, please contact:
|Mr. Michael Stein
|Mr. Mark Kenney
President & CEO
|Mr. Scott Cryer
Chief Financial Officer