CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) said today that it has promoted Gregory R. Liebbe to Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, effective immediately.
In Greg’s new position, he will lead all aspects of Ventas’s accounting functions, including internal and external financial reporting. Liebbe will continue to report to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Robert F. Probst, who has held the position of Chief Accounting Officer on an interim basis after he joined the Company in 2014.
“During his eight years at Ventas, Greg has demonstrated his leadership, accounting expertise and integrity; we are delighted to promote him to CAO,” Probst said.
Ventas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Debra A. Cafaro added, “Greg is a terrific example of the skill, strength and dedication of the Ventas team.”
Liebbe has worked in Ventas’s accounting functions since joining the Company in 2007. Most recently, he was Vice President, Accounting, a position he had held since 2011. Prior to his tenure at Ventas, Liebbe held accounting leadership positions at Brown-Forman, Accenture, Aon Corporation and Northern Trust. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance from the University of Iowa and a Master of Business Administration, Finance and Marketing from Loyola University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Kentucky Society of CPAs and NAREIT.
Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of nearly 1,300 assets in the United States, Canada 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.