Land Securities Appoints New Scotland Regional Marketing Manager
Wednesday, 08 February 2012
Leading real estate investment trust Land Securities has appointed a new regional marketing manager to oversee all promotional activity inScotland.
Suzie Farrell, who recently took up the position, is well-known within theUKretail sector. Suzie previously held the position of marketing manager with Boots at the company’s headquarters in Nottingham and with Semi Chem coveringScotlandandNorthern Ireland.
In her new role Suzie is responsible for overseeing the marketing needs of Land Securities’ four Scottish centres: Buchanan Galleries inGlasgow, Overgate in Dundee, The Centre in Livingston and the Bon Accord & St Nicholas Centre inAberdeen.
As well as extensive knowledge working as a marketing manager, Suzie also has valuable experience launching and managing her own retail business inEdinburgh.
Catherine Thomas, Head of Retail Marketing at Land Securities, said: “Our investment in Scotland continues following our acquisition of the Overgate Centre in Dundee in 2010, our refurbishment of our restaurant area in Bon Accord in Aberdeen and our development of 185 -221 Buchanan Street in Glasgow.
“Suzie will support the Land Securities approach to provide relevant and engaging shopping environments for our shoppers and for our retail customers to thrive.
“We are very pleased to have her on board as regional marketing manager for Scotland. Suzie has a wealth of retail marketing experience having spent many years with Boots and Semi Chem, which she is already bringing to her new position.”
Suzie said: “I am looking forward to being part of the UK’s largest commercial property company and to build on the success of Land Securities’ shopping centres.
“I’m also excited to be working with staff at the biggest and best shopping centres in Scotland.”
Notes to editors:
Land Securities is one of theUK’s leading real estate investment trusts with a Scottish portfolio valued at approximately £500m. The portfolio comprises four retail parks and four shopping centres including:
- The Centre and extensive retail warehousing developments inLivingston
- Livingston Designer Outlet (joint ownership with Morley)
- Bon Accord & St Nicholas Centres inAberdeen(joint ownership withBritishLand)
- Buchanan Galleries inGlasgow(a joint venture with Henderson Global Investors)
- Kingsway West retail park inDundee
In March 2004, Land Securities entered into a 50/50 joint venture withBritishLandto create the Scottish Retail Property Limited Partnership which now includes its jointAberdeenholdings.