P. Sue Perrotty, Chair of the Committee commented, "The NYRT Board is committed to strong corporate governance and our search for independent Board members is a top priority. We are focused on a thorough and deliberate process and are pleased to bring on a leading executive search firm to assist us. Spencer Stuart is one of the premier executive search firms, and having their skills and experience available to our Committee will help us both identify and recruit the most suitable candidates for these important Board roles."
Randolph C. Read, Chairman of the Board and member of the Committee commented, "Having heard from our stockholders regarding the appointment of new members to our Board of Directors, we are moving forward to identify the most qualified candidates. We are committed to acting in the best interests of all NYRT stockholders and are open to constructive ideas to deliver shareholder value."
The Committee consists of Ms. Perrotty, Mr. James Nelson and Mr. Read. Spencer Stuart will work closely with the Committee.
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