DIRTT Environmental Solutions (TSX:DRT) has announced that Todd W. Lillibridge has joined its board of directors and also announces the resignation of Diana Propper de Callejon, both effective August 2, 2017.
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Lillibridge is Executive Vice President, Medical Property Operations at Ventas Inc. (NYSE:VTR) and brings more than 35 years’ experience in the healthcare and real estate industries. Ventas, an S&P 500 company and $35 billion real estate investment trust, is the premier capital provider to leading healthcare companies with a portfolio of approximately 1300 properties including medical office buildings, life science and innovation centers, inpatient and long-term acute care facilities, and seniors housing.
“Todd’s strategic insights and experience scaling operations is of immense value to DIRTT as we position for continued growth,” says DIRTT Chairman of the Board, Steve Parry. “We’re thrilled to have someone of his caliber joining us.”
A respected industry veteran, Lillibridge founded his namesake company, Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc. (LHS), in the 1990s. Since becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ventas in 2010, the company has grown seven-fold and is now one of the United States’ largest medical office and outpatient platforms. The $8 billion business unit operates 21+ million square feet of space in over 400 facilities across 250 markets in 32 states. LHS serves over 15,000 physician tenants daily, supporting 40 million patient visits every year.
Lillibridge is concurrently a board member for Ardent Health Services Inc., a leading for-profit health system with 20 hospitals across six states; Pacific Medical Buildings Real Estate Services, a healthcare real estate company; and Rush University Medical Center. He is a member the Young Presidents’ Organization; the Economic Club of Chicago; and the Urban Land Institute. Lillibridge is a lifelong Chicago resident and received his Bachelor of Science with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is a member of the Dean’s Business Council.
DIRTT also announces the resignation of Diana Propper de Callejon from its board, effective August 2, 2017. Propper de Callejon joined DIRTT’s board in March 2011 and chaired the compensation committee since 2014. She brought more than 20 years’ experience in finance, with a focus on identifying and supporting businesses demonstrating strong environmental and sustainability ethics.