LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) ("Ventas" or the "Company") said today that Lisa M. Brush, Senior Vice President -- Senior Housing Development and Operations, has resigned to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities on the operating side of the senior living business.
"We are grateful to Lisa for her significant contributions at Ventas during the past year, especially with the very successful integration into our portfolio of 79 assisted and independent living communities that are managed by Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.," Ventas Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Debra A. Cafaro said. "We wish Lisa all the best in her new ventures."
Before joining Ventas, Brush was the Chief Operating Officer of Sunrise Senior Living REIT, which Ventas acquired.
"We support Lisa's aspirations to own and run her own senior living operating platform," Ventas Chief Investment Officer Raymond J. Lewis said. "Lisa brought skill and knowledge to her position, assembling and developing an excellent team and important processes that are now firmly in place at Ventas."
Lewis added that, on an interim basis, the Ventas employees who currently manage the Company's senior housing operating business will assume Brush's responsibilities and will report directly to him.
Ventas, Inc. is a leading healthcare real estate investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of properties located in 43 states and two Canadian provinces includes seniors housing communities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and medical office and other properties. More information about Ventas can be found on its website at http://www.ventasreit.com.
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