Executive Leadership Team

ADAM E. PAUL
President & Chief Executive Officer

Joined the Company in February 2015. Previously, Executive Vice President, Investments and Leasing of Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust (“CREIT”) where he had direct responsibility for various aspects of CREIT’s business across Canada. Mr. Paul is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant.

KAY BREKKEN
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Joined the Company in 2014.  Previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Indigo Books & Music, Inc. Ms. Brekken has over 20 years of North American financial leadership experience including public company reporting, strategic and operational planning, and debt and equity financing and is a Certified Public Accountant.

GREGORY J. MENZIES
Executive Vice President

Joined the Company in 2010.  Previously President with Mingus Capital Inc. and Co-founder and President of Crofton Moore.  Mr. Menzies has over 25 years of real estate experience encompassing development, acquisition and management of office, mixed-use and retail properties.

CARMINE FRANCELLA
Senior Vice President, Leasing

Joined the Company in January 2015. He was previously the global head of retail lease transactions in his role as Vice President, Leasing of Scotiabank. Prior to Scotiabank he was the head of real estate for Walmart Canada in the role of Senior Director, Real Estate & Development.

GARETH BURTON
Senior Vice President, Construction

Joined the Company in 2016. Previously a Construction Director at several notable international construction businesses including PCL Construction and Laing O'Rourke. Mr. Burton has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and has a proven track record of successfully delivering complex, high-value, high-risk construction and civil engineering projects. During his career, Mr. Burton has gained valuable experience in various roles related to large complex construction projects in the UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East.

JODI M. SHPIGEL, MCIP
Senior Vice President, Development

Joined the Company in 2008. Previously Real Estate Manager at Sobeys, responsible for securing and developing new sites for the expansion of the network of stores. Ms. Shpigel has over 10 years of real estate experience, including retail and mixed use development, acquisitions and leasing.

MARYANNE MCDOUGALD, LEED AP
Senior Vice President, Operations

Joined the Company in 2003. Previously Senior Vice President, Retail Management and National Client Services at O&Y Enterprise which included overseeing the delivery of retail property and client management services for a national portfolio comprising of over 24 million square feet. Ms. McDougald has over 20 years experience in shopping centre operations and asset management encompassing a diverse range of national real estate portfolios.

ROGER J. CHOUINARD
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Joined the Company in 2010. Previously Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP. Mr. Chouinard has over 10 years of experience representing real estate and other companies in connection with some of their most critical transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, and numerous other commercial transactions. He also has strong expertise advising public companies and their boards of directors on corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters.

SANDRA LEVY, LL.B.
Vice President, People and Corporate Affairs

Joined the Company in 2015. She was previously a senior Human Resources executive with Ply Gem Canada and Magna International. Ms. Levy has sat on a number of corporate and volunteer boards and has served as a trustee of Res REIT. Ms. Levy has over 17 years of experience in human resources and legal roles. She has expertise in aligning Human Resources with business strategy, legal compliance, talent management, change management and employee engagement.