SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR), a real estate investment trust focused on providing real estate to the life science industry, today announced that Kent Griffin has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Griffin will oversee the day-to-day operational activities and execution of the Company's business plan while continuing to serve as the Company's Chief Financial Officer.
Alan Gold, BioMed's Chief Executive Officer, remarked, "I am very pleased that the Board has chosen to recognize the contributions that Kent has made to BioMed, originating with him playing a key role in the Company's successful initial public offering in August 2004. As our Chief Financial Officer since 2006, Kent has been a critical member of our leadership team, developing and executing key financial strategies, while also taking an increasingly integral role in managing the growth of our organization and overseeing our operations."
Commenting on the promotion, Mr. Griffin said, "Alan and the BioMed team have built the premier real estate company for the life sciences industry with a portfolio of world-class life science research facilities. It is an honor and a privilege to be part of such a deep and talented team of real estate professionals committed to our mission -- creating value for our shareholders and opportunities for our employees by being the leading provider of real estate to the life science industry."
About BioMed Realty Trust
BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused
on Providing Real Estate to the Life Science Industry(R). The company's
tenants primarily include biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies,
scientific research institutions, government agencies and other entities
involved in the life scienc
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