SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison & Company announced today the appointment of Robert Steenblik to the position of Vice President & Assistant General Counsel. In his new role, Mr. Steenblik will work closely with the General Counsel to provide legal advice to the company concerning all aspects of its business.
Mr. Steenblik has more than ten years of experience in public company representation and capital markets. Prior to joining Phillips Edison, Mr. Steenblik served as Senior Director, Assistant General Counsel for Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in San Diego. Prior to that, Mr. Steenblik was an attorney with Latham & Watkins LLP in its San Diego and London offices, and an attorney with Morrison & Foerster LLP in its New York City and Irvine offices.
"Phillips Edison's unparalleled reputation and expertise in the grocery anchored real estate industry, combined with its incredible company culture make this an exciting opportunity. I'm pleased to be joining this rapidly growing company and becoming part of its highly experienced, energetic and dedicated team," Steenblik said.
"We are pleased to welcome Rob in his new role as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel," said Tanya Brady, Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Phillips Edison. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership and will be a great asset as the company continues on its high growth trajectory."
Mr. Steenblik earned his law degree from Harvard Law School and has a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Utah.
About Phillips Edison & Company (PECO)
Since 1991, Phillips Edison & Company has focused on the grocery-anchored shopping center sector. The company has a fully integrated in-house operating platform built on market leading expertise designed to optimize property value and consistently deliver a great shopping experience. Led by a veteran management team, Phillips Edison's operating platform provides retail services including acquisition, redevelopment, leasing and management of grocery-anchored retail centers. The company's portfolio currently includes a national footprint of retail properties. The company has corporate offices in Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, New York City and Atlanta. For more information, please visit www.phillipsedison.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.