Adventus Capital Partners Ltd. ("Adventus") announces the appointment of Rick Charlton as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Charlton will take over COO responsibilities from Darcy Brabbins who now serves as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Adventus.
Mr. Charlton has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to joining Adventus, Mr. Charlton held various senior management positions with Great West Life and WAM Development Group. Mr. Charlton currently serves on the Government Affairs Committee for the National Alliance of Industrial and Office Properties of Calgary, where he previously served as President and National Director. Mr. Charlton also served as Chairman of the Commercial Committee of the Urban Development Institute in Alberta. Mr. Charlton obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Economics Major, from the University of Calgary.
Rod Johnston, President and CEO of Adventus, states, "We are very pleased to add Rick to our Adventus senior management team. Rick brings extensive commercial real estate experience, most recently managing a 10 million square foot office, industrial, and retail portfolio valued at $4.5 billion across Western Canada and Texas. Rick’s addition will allow Darcy Brabbins to transition to CIO where he will be a key driver for the property acquisition strategy of Adventus."
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