MEXICO CITY--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Macquarie Mexican REIT (MMREIT) (BMV:FIBRAMQ) today announced the appointment of Mr. Simon Hanna as Chief Financial Officer.
“Simon’s previous experience as chief financial officer for an emerging markets fund, as well as his financial acumen, makes him a valuable addition to our senior management team. We look forward to his contribution as we continue to grow MMREIT.”
“We are pleased to have a seasoned professional of Simon’s caliber join our senior management team,” said Jaime Lara, CEO of MMREIT. “Simon’s previous experience as chief financial officer for an emerging markets fund, as well as his financial acumen, makes him a valuable addition to our senior management team. We look forward to his contribution as we continue to grow MMREIT.”
Mr. Hanna replaces Ms. Amberly Turner who served as Finance Director of MMREIT.
Mr. Hanna served as CFO of the Macquarie Russia & CIS Infrastructure Fund from March 2010 prior to his appointment with MMREIT. Before that he was head of the Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund Finance operations in London from 2004 to 2010. Hanna joined Macquarie Group in its Sydney office in 1999, where he supported the Corporate Asset Finance division, a business focusing on leasing and lending activities.
Mr. Hanna holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia).
About Macquarie Mexican REIT
Macquarie Mexican REIT (MMREIT) (BMV: FIBRAMQ) is a real estate investment trust (fideicomiso de inversíon en bienes raices), or FIBRA, listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores) targeting industrial, retail and office real estate opportunities in Mexico, with a primary focus on stabilized income-producing properties. MMREIT’s portfolio consists of 259 industrial properties located in 21 cities across 15 Mexican states (as of October 17, 2013). For additional information about MMREIT, please visit www.macquarie.com/mmreit.
About Macquarie Group
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 28 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 13,660 people and has assets under management of over US$362 billion (as of March 31, 2013).
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, a division of Macquarie, is a leading global alternative asset manager specializing in investments across infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and energy. Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets manages 49 funds with US$101 billion of assets under management across 25 countries (as of March 31, 2013).
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