CINCINNATI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Phillips Edison & Company (“Phillips Edison”) announced today the expansion of the Company’s national accounts and emerging trends initiatives.
“Phillips Edison is an industry leader because of its ability to stay on top of emerging retail trends, helping to grow its merchandising mix”
Mike Conway, Vice President of Leasing for Phillips Edison, has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President of National Accounts. In this role, Mr. Conway will lead a newly assembled team of experienced real estate professionals in tracking emerging retail trends, attracting and retaining new merchant relationships and fostering existing retailer relationships.
Brian Landru, a Leasing Professional with Phillips Edison since 2012, will serve on Mr. Conway’s team as Director of National Accounts - West. Anne Benton, a renowned expert and influencer on retail trends and founder of the popular national blog, Bloom Girl, has been hired to serve as Director of National Accounts – East. Ashley Casey, previously a Marketing Analyst and Leasing Representative with Hull Property Group, will also be joining Phillips Edison as Emerging Trends Account Leader.
“Phillips Edison is an industry leader because of its ability to stay on top of emerging retail trends, helping to grow its merchandising mix,” said Mr. Conway. “We are excited to take our expertise to the next level with the formation of this unique team comprised of existing talent and key new hires to create partnership opportunities with current and prospective tenants. Ultimately, this kind of collaboration will ensure that our retailers are successful and our centers are providing the best shopping experience to customers.”
Ron Meyers, Senior Vice President of Leasing at Phillips Edison added, “Mike’s solid retailer relationships, in-depth understanding of Phillips Edison’s portfolio and tenants, and keen insight into the retail industry make him the perfect person to lead this new team. We are all greatly anticipating the positive results that will come out of Mike’s dynamite team and this first of its kind initiative.”
About Phillips Edison & Company
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.