Sirius Real Estate has announced the appointment of Daniel Kitchen to the Company’s Board as non- executive chairman with immediate effect.
Danny brings more than 25 years of property and finance experience in both the listed and private markets. After 14 years in corporate finance and M&A with the Investment Bank of Ireland, he was appointed in 1994 as chief finance officer of Green Property PLC, an Irish listed property company. In 2003, he left to join Heron International as group finance director and deputy chief executive. He is currently non- executive chairman of Workspace Group PLC, Hibernia REIT plc and Applegreen PLC. He is also a non- executive director and chairman of the audit committee of LXB Retail Properties PLC, although this is currently being wound down. Danny was appointed chairman of Irish Nationwide Building Society between 2008 and 2011 and is a Director of the Irish Takeover Panel.
Andrew Coombs Chief Executive Officer of Sirius Real Estate comments:
“We are delighted to welcome Danny to the board as our chairman and look forward to working with him. Danny brings with him extensive experience and expertise in real estate and finance, as well as being a very experienced listed property company chairman. His skill set will further strengthen our existing board and add significant value in helping Sirius to deliver its future growth ambitions“.
Danny Kitchen, said: “Sirius is a well-respected business with a very interesting business model which is capable of delivering significant growth in shareholder value over the next few years. I look forward to working with the board and wider executive management team to maximise the future opportunities open to the company“.