Hudson Pacific Properties Announces Senior Executive Promotions

Arthur Suazo, Joshua Hatfield Named Executive Vice Presidents

LOS ANGELES--()--Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HPP) today announced two promotions within its senior management team, effective immediately.

“Art, Josh and Chris are proven leaders who are integral to Hudson’s ongoing success”

Arthur Suazo, former Senior Vice President, Leasing has been appointed Executive Vice President, Leasing. He will continue to oversee the company’s leasing activities and personnel and will now report directly to Victor Coleman, Hudson’s Chairman and CEO.

Joshua Hatfield, former Senior Vice President, Operations has been appointed Executive Vice President, Operations. He will continue to oversee corporate and office portfolio operations and will now report directly to Mark Lammas, Hudson’s CFO.

Additionally, Christopher Barton, now Executive Vice President of Development and Capital Investments, will focus exclusively on redevelopment, development and capital improvement projects and will continue to report directly to Mr. Coleman. Barton formerly had responsibility for operations.

“Art, Josh and Chris are proven leaders who are integral to Hudson’s ongoing success,” Coleman said. “Each performed exceptionally in the execution of our recent Blackstone portfolio acquisition. These appointments strengthen our leadership team and will enable us to continue serving clients exceptionally well.”

About Hudson Pacific Properties

Hudson Pacific Properties is a vertically integrated real estate company focused on acquiring, repositioning, developing and operating high-quality office and state-of-the-art media and entertainment properties in select West Coast markets. Hudson invests across the risk-return spectrum, favoring opportunities where it can employ leasing, capital investment and management expertise to create additional value. Founded in 2006 as Hudson Capital, the company went public in 2010, electing to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. Through the years, Hudson has strategically assembled a portfolio of 53 properties totaling approximately 17.3 million square feet, including land for development, in high-growth, high-barrier-to-entry submarkets throughout Northern and Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. The company is a leading provider of design-forward, next-generation workspaces for a variety of tenants, with a focus on Fortune 500 and industry-leading growth companies, many in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. As a long-term owner, Hudson prioritizes tenant satisfaction and retention, providing highly customized build-outs and working proactively to accommodate tenants’ growth. Hudson trades as a component of the Russell 2000® and the Russell 3000® indices. For more information visit hudsonpacificproperties.com.

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Contacts

Investors/Media:
Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.
Laura Campbell, 310-622-1702
Director, Investor Relations
lcampbell@hudsonppi.com
or
Blue Marlin Partners
Greg Berardi, 415-239-7826
greg@bluemarlinpartners.com

Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.