Prologis Announces Leadership Changes

Prologis (NYSE: PLD) has announced significant changes to its leadership team, with the retirement of Chief Legal Officer Ed Nekritz and Chief Human Resources Officer Colleen Mckeown, effective January 1, 2025. These retirements mark a key transition for the company, with Deputy General Counsel Deborah Briones and Senior Vice President of Human Resources Nathaalie Carey set to succeed Nekritz and Mckeown.

Deborah Briones, who has been with Prologis for nearly 20 years, will assume the role of Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. In her current position, Briones leads several legal teams and government affairs initiatives, and in her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing all legal aspects of the global business.

Nathaalie Carey, who joined Prologis in 2022, will take on the role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). She currently leads the company’s U.S., Latam, and EU human resources business operations, as well as global diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) programs. As CHRO, she will be responsible for the company’s HR strategy to support its growth.

Under Nekritz's leadership, the Prologis legal department actively supported the company’s growth as key business partners while protecting the global brand. Nekritz also played a critical role in the company’s M&A activities and significantly contributed to its global expansion. In addition, he served as president of the Prologis Foundation, spearheading the company’s community involvement and corporate citizenship efforts.

Colleen Mckeown, who joined Prologis in 2018, was instrumental in modernizing the company’s HR function and played a key role in guiding the company through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of March 31, 2024, the company owned or had investments in properties and development projects totaling approximately 1.2 billion square feet in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern logistics facilities to a diverse base of approximately 6,700 customers across business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment categories. The market has reacted to these announcements by moving the company's shares -1.6% to a price of $108.78. For the full picture, make sure to review Prologis's 8-K report.

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