CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) said today it has appointed Edmund M. Brady III to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately. In his new position, he will be a member of Ventas’s senior leadership team and will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Debra A. Cafaro.
“I am delighted to announce that Ed Brady has joined Ventas. Ed will focus on hiring, development and retention of the finest talent in the industry, as we continue to grow and create value for our stakeholders,” Cafaro said. “With his extensive and wide ranging background in business and human resources practices, Ed will play a central role in helping Ventas achieve its business goals and assisting our employees in their professional advancement.”
Brady joined Ventas from EMB3 Advisory Services LLC, where he was president of the human capital-focused management consulting practice that provided strategic advice to companies in multiple areas, including mergers and acquisitions due diligence, talent assessment and acquisition and resource planning. Prior to that, he was managing director and chief people officer for Stroz Friedberg, LLC, a privately held investigations, intelligence and risk management firm with approximately 300 employees. From 1995 to 2010, Brady worked for Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc., a publicly traded global consulting firm, where he most recently served as partner and chief people officer and a member of the firm’s leadership committee, responsible for overseeing all global human resources functions for the firm’s more than 700 people. Brady received a BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and an MBA in marketing and international business from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of nearly 1,500 assets in 47 states (including the District of Columbia), two Canadian provinces and the United Kingdom consists of seniors housing communities, medical office buildings, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and other properties. Through its Lillibridge subsidiary, Ventas provides management, leasing, marketing, facility development and advisory services to highly rated hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. More information about Ventas and Lillibridge can be found at www.ventasreit.com and www.lillibridge.com.