Logicor Announces Leadership Transitions
22 May 2019
Michael Slattery, Managing Director at Blackstone, to join as Interim CEO; Mo Barzegar to remain Chairman
Buddy Roes, Logicor’s current Managing Director for Northern Europe, to become COO
Logicor today announced that Michael Slattery, Managing Director at Blackstone, will join the company as Interim Chief Executive Officer. As previously announced, Logicor’s current Chairman and CEO Mo Barzegar will step down as CEO, but will retain a leadership role as Logicor’s Chairman. These transitions will become effective at the end of this month.
Michael Slattery has a long-standing relationship with Logicor, having overseen Blackstone’s sale of the company in 2017 and working closely in the continued management of the business under its new ownership.
Buddy Roes, Logicor’s Managing Director for Northern Europe, will be appointed Logicor’s Chief Operating Officer, with primary responsibility for leading asset management activities across all markets. Buddy joined Logicor in 2016 to lead its business in the region, and brings over 25 years of experience in real estate.
Mo Barzegar, Chairman and CEO of Logicor, said: “Michael has a great understanding of our business and I am confident in his ability to lead the company so it continues to deliver best-in-class solutions for our customers and strong performance for our investors. I am very grateful to our shareholders for their support over the years and look forward to remaining actively involved as Chairman.”
Michael Slattery, Managing Director at Blackstone, added: “Under Mo’s leadership, Logicor has grown to be Europe’s largest owner of logistics properties, providing effective solutions to our customers so they continue to achieve their business goals. I am proud to take on the role of Interim CEO and will continue to work closely with Mo, Buddy and the rest of the leadership team.”
Logicor is the largest owner and operator of modern logistics and distribution properties in Europe. As at 31 December 2018 we own a portfolio of 621 high-quality properties with a lettable area of approximately 13.6 million square metres located in key European logistics markets. Logicor is headquartered in London and Luxembourg.
Mark Roberts, Head of Communications, Logicor
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