IRVINE, Calif. — Healthpeak Properties Inc. (NYSE: PEAK), the Irvine-based REIT formerly known as HCP, has appointed Sara Grootwassink Lewis as an independent director to its Board of Directors. The appointment expands the board to eight directors, with an average director tenure of approximately five years.
Lewis founded and serves as the CEO of Lewis Corporate Advisors, a board and capital markets advisory firm, where she leverages her decade of corporate boardroom experience and more than 20 years of corporate finance and capital markets experience. She has served on several public company boards, and currently is a director of both Sun Life Financial and Weyerhaeuser Co., where she is the chair of the Audit Committee for both companies.
Lewis has been part of the executive teams of public real estate investment trusts, including as executive vice president and CFO of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust. She also currently serves on the Leadership Board for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at the Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness and on the Board of Trustees for the Brookings Institution.
Lewis is a certified public accountant and a chartered financial analyst.