HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 17, 2017) - Philip Fraser, President and CEO of Killam Apartment REIT (TSX:KMP.UN) ("Killam") today announced an important change to Killam's executive team. Dale Noseworthy, CPA, CA, CFA has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Killam Apartment REIT, effective April 1, 2017. Ms. Noseworthy, currently Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Planning, has been with Killam since 2006.
Robert Richardson will continue to serve on the Board of Trustees and as Executive Vice President, providing senior executive leadership to Killam's operations and capital investment strategies. "Robert's role as the CFO and EVP cannot be understated," noted Philip Fraser. "As one of the co-founders and original directors of Killam, and as CFO for the last 17 years, Robert has been instrumental in every milestone of Killam's growth. This new stage of focusing on operational management and capital investment strategies will benefit all unitholders."
Mr. Richardson commented "Dale is uniquely qualified to become Killam's next CFO. Her real estate knowledge, combined with over 20 years of accounting, finance, investor relations and strategic planning experience will be invaluable to Killam in her new role. The ability to promote from within speaks to Killam's mandate to develop senior real estate professionals that will further enable us to achieve our strategic goals."
About Killam Apartment REIT
Killam Apartment REIT, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is one of Canada's largest residential landlords, owning, operating and developing multi-family apartments and manufactured home communities. Killam's current portfolio includes $2 billion in real estate assets. Killam's strategy to maximize its value and long-term profitability includes concentrating on three key areas of growth: 1) increasing earnings from its existing portfolio, 2) expanding its portfolio and diversifying geographically through accretive acquisitions, with an emphasis on newer properties, and 3) developing high-quality properties in its core markets.
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