Phillips Edison Names Robert F. Myers as Chief Operating Officer

Oct 11, 2010, 18:01 ET from Phillips Edison & Company

CINCINNATI, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison & Company announced the appointment of Robert F. Myers as chief operating officer. He will provide hands-on leadership in managing daily operations and developing strategies to ensure the company's continued growth.

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Mr. Myers joined Phillips Edison in 2003 as a regional leasing manager and became vice president of leasing in 2006. He was named senior vice president of leasing and operations in 2009.

"We are extremely pleased to name Bob as our chief operating officer," said Michael C. Phillips, principal. "His leadership, energy and commitment have been tremendous factors in making our organization one of the country's leading retail real estate companies. His fierce dedication inspires our entire team to achieve success in every aspect of our business."

Before joining Phillips Edison, Mr. Myers spent six years with Equity Investment Group, where he started as a property manager in 1997. He served as director of operations from 1998 to 2000 and as director of lease renegotiations/leasing agent from 2000 to 2003. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Huntington College in 1995.

Phillips Edison & Company specializes in the acquisition, redevelopment, leasing, and management of anchored neighborhood and community shopping centers. The company's portfolio includes 240 properties, totaling over 26 million square feet in 35 states. The privately owned, fully integrated real estate company has corporate offices in Cincinnati and Salt Lake City, as well as regional offices across the country.

SOURCE Phillips Edison & Company