Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. Appoints Michael B. Haines CFO
Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ: ROIC) announced today the appointment of Michael B. Haines as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary effective December 1, 2012. Mr. Haines will succeed John Roche whose employment with ROIC concludes December 1, 2012. ROIC also announced today that Laurie A. Sneve will be appointed as Senior Vice President and Controller prior to year end-2012. Ms. Sneve will succeed Joseph LoParrino, who will continue with ROIC until early-2013 to assist with the transition.
Mr. Haines and Ms. Sneve each has over 20 years of commercial real estate financial and accounting experience. Mr. Haines most recently served as Chief Accounting Officer of Pacific Office Properties Trust, Inc. Ms. Sneve most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Coreland Companies, Inc. From 1995 to 2006, both Mr. Haines and Ms. Sneve served in various senior financial and accounting capacities at Pan Pacific Retail Properties Inc. Mr. Haines began his career with Deloitte & Touche and holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from San Diego State University. Ms. Sneve began her career with Arthur Anderson and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University. Both Mr. Haines and Ms. Sneve