NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq:GOV) today announced that Ms.
Elena Poptodorova has been elected to its Board of Trustees as an
Independent Trustee. With Ms. Poptodorova’s election, GOV has increased
the size of its Board from five to six members.
Ms. Poptodorova has been the Director of the AJC Central Europe office
since October 2016. Prior to her current position, Ms. Poptodorova held
many senior positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the
Republic of Bulgaria, including serving as the Bulgarian Ambassador to
the United States from 2010 to 2016 and from 2002 to 2008. In addition
to her extensive government service, Ms. Poptodorova is a current board
member of the European Institute, the American Foundation for Bulgaria,
the Executive Council on Diplomacy, the Women’s Foreign Policy Group,
American University in Bulgaria and the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
Ms. Poptodorova was elected as an Independent Trustee in Class III of
GOV’s Board. Ms. Poptodorova’s current term as a GOV Trustee will extend
to the annual meeting of GOV shareholders in 2018.
Government Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment trust
which owns properties leased primarily to the U.S. Government and state
governments located throughout the United States. GOV is managed by the
operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative
asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA.
A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of
beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee
or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.
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Source: Government Properties Income Trust