ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD) (the “Company” or “Americold”), the world’s largest publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled warehouses, announced today that Robert Chambers has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).
“We are excited to expand our executive leadership team to further support our growth and are pleased to welcome Rob back to the Americold team,” said Fred Boehler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Americold Realty Trust. “Rob has extensive commercial finance experience and knows our business well. We look forward to leveraging his business development expertise in our ongoing efforts to drive growth and profitability for the company.”
In this role, Mr. Chambers will be responsible for global business development and account revenue growth for an array of products and solutions.
Mr. Chambers brings nearly 20 years of commercial finance and accounting experience to Americold. He most recently held the title of Chief Financial Officer for a publicly traded transportation logistics company. Previously, he was Vice President of Commercial Finance at Americold where he was instrumental in developing the Company’s commercial business rules and underwriting process. Mr. Chambers is a certified public accountant with a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.
About Americold Realty Trust
Americold is the world’s largest publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled warehouses. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 176 temperature-controlled warehouses, with over 1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Argentina. Americold’s facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to consumers.