FRANKLIN, Tenn., March 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (NYSE: CHCT) (the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors appointed David H. Dupuy, who has served as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer since February 10, 2023, to be the Company’s Chief Executive Officer on a permanent basis, effective as of March 6, 2023. Mr. Dupuy was also appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company, effective as of March 6, 2023, to fill the vacancy created by the death of Timothy G. Wallace. Mr. Dupuy will continue to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer until a successor is chosen for that position.
Alan Gardner the Chairman of the Board of Directors, said, “On behalf of the Board, we are excited to welcome Dave as our permanent Chief Executive Officer. During his time as the CFO and as our interim Chief Executive Officer, Dave has demonstrated a deep understanding of the Company and its strategy and we are confident that he is the right person to deliver long-term value for our stockholders. We look forward to continuing to work with Dave to capitalize on the many opportunities ahead of us.”
About Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated
Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated is a real estate investment trust that focuses on owning income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services in our target sub-markets throughout the United States.
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SOURCE Community Healthcare Trust, Inc.