Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) has appointed Conor C Flynn, the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer, as President of the company effective 5 August, 2014.
“Conor has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in directing the strategic and operational activities of the company highlighted by an entrepreneurial vision and passion for the company that will continue Kimco’s organisational success well into the future,” says David B Henry, Kimco’s Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. “In recognising Conor’s many talents, the company’s board of directors unanimously approved his appointment as President.”
Prior to his appointment, Flynn served as the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer, responsible for overseeing the company’s shopping centre business including the supervision of all regional personnel who handle leasing, property management, construction, asset management and value creation activities as well as guiding new investment decisions for the organisation. Flynn, who will continue in his role as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer, joined Kimco in 2003 as an asset manager and has held a variety of senior leadership roles over the past 11 years, including President, Western Region. Conor Flynn holds a BS in Economics from Yale University and Masters in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
“I am honoured by the confidence the company’s board of directors and management have shown in naming me as President of Kimco,” Flynn says. “Together with our brilliant associates, I’m very excited to continue positioning this best-in-class organisation to achieve strong financial results and maximise shareholder value.”
Henry previously held the title of President immediately prior to Flynn’s appointment and will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.