DCT Industrial Trust Inc.® (NYSE:DCT), a leading industrial real estate company, today announced the addition of Neil Doyle as Managing Director, Central Region. Neil is based in Chicago and reports to President and Chief Executive Officer, Phil Hawkins. He also sits on the Company’s Executive Committee.
DCT Industrial Trust Inc. Names Neil Doyle Managing Director, Central Region (Photo: Business Wire)
Neil joins DCT Industrial with more than 18 years of real estate experience and is responsible for operating and growing DCT Industrial’s business in the Central U.S., consisting of 33.2 million square feet across ten markets as of December 31, 2011. Working with his team of experienced real estate professionals in the Central Region, he will be focused on deploying capital into attractive acquisition and development opportunities as well as leasing and managing the Company’s Central Region.
“Neil brings broad and extensive leadership experience in industrial real estate, including the areas of development, redevelopment and leasing,” said Phil Hawkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of DCT Industrial. “This experience, combined with his strong customer relationships, makes him a great fit as the new leader for our Central Region and a valued member of our executive team.”
Before joining DCT Industrial, Neil served as Executive Vice President of Infrastructure and Transportation at CenterPoint Properties Trust with responsibility for the sourcing and execution of logistics-based industrial parks in key U.S. intermodal and port markets. Prior to this role, Neil served as Senior Vice-President of Development at CenterPoint, where he oversaw numerous development projects including several large-scale brownfield redevelopments.
Neil is a current member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and has been an active member of the Intermodal Association of North America, the America Association of Port Authorities, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Industrial Asset Management Council. Neil holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Marquette University.
About DCT Industrial Trust Inc. ®
DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is a leading industrial real estate company specializing in the acquisition, development, leasing and management of quality bulk distribution and light industrial properties located in high-volume distribution markets in the U.S. and Mexico. As of December 31, 2011, the Company owned interests in, managed or had under development approximately 75.5 million square feet of properties leased to approximately 900 customers, including 13.3 million square feet managed on behalf of three institutional joint venture partners. Additional information is available at www.dctindustrial.com.
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