Chambers Street adds Mark W Brugger and James L Francis to board of trustees
Chambers Street Properties, a net lease industrial and office real estate investment trust, has appointed Mark W Brugger and James L Francis as independent trustees to the company's board of trustees.
Brugger (pictured) is chief executive officer and a director of DiamondRock Hospitality Company. He has been with DiamondRock since its founding and has been CEO since 2008. Prior to joining DiamondRock, Brugger held various positions with Marriott International, including CEO of Marriott International's synthetic fuels company and vice president of project finance.
Francis is president and chief executive officer and a trustee of Chesapeake Lodging Trust, which he co-founded in 2009. Previously, Francis was president and CEO of Highland Hospitality from its IPO in 2003 to its sale in 2007. Francis has also served in various senior positions with Barcelo Crestline Corporation and Crestline Capital Corporation.
"Mark and Jim bring a wealth of experience to Chambers Street, from real estate to capital markets, as well as the insights that come from running publicly traded REITs. They will be great additions to our already strong board of trustees," says Jack Cuneo, president and CEO, Chambers Street.