BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Plymouth Industrial REIT, Inc. (NYSE: PLYM) announced it has appointed Caitlin Murphy to the Board of Directors, effective April 5, 2021. Ms. Murphy will serve as an independent director and stand for re-election at the Company’s annual stockholder meeting. This appointment increases Plymouth’s Board of Directors to eight members.
Ms. Murphy is the founder and CEO of Global Gateway Logistics based in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to founding Global Gateway Logistics, she was Director of Business Development for Axis Worldwide Supply Chain & Logistics and was an International General Commodities Specialist for UniGroup Worldwide Logistics. Ms. Murphy began her career with IM Force in Beijing, China as an Associate, Overseas Development and Marketing. She holds a BSBA in International Business from the University of Missouri.
Jeff Witherell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Plymouth, noted, “We have intentionally sought to add direct experience in logistics and supply chain operations in our largest markets to the board of directors. Caitlin has extensive experience in the logistics industry and firsthand knowledge of our industrial markets throughout the Midwest as well as the fundamentals that are driving demand for our space. We expect she will bring a valuable industry perspective that will complement the extensive real estate and investment experience that already exists on Plymouth’s board of directors.”
Plymouth Industrial REIT, Inc. (NYSE: PLYM) is a real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of single and multi-tenant industrial properties, including distribution centers, warehouses, light industrial and small bay industrial properties, located in primary and secondary markets within the main industrial, distribution and logistics corridors of the United States.
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