Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Hamid Moghadam is chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Prologis. He is primarily responsible for shaping the company's vision, strategy, organizational structure and private capital franchise. Mr. Moghadam co-founded the company’s predecessor, AMB Property Corporation, in 1983 and led the company through its initial public offering in 1997 and its merger with Prologis in 2011.
Mr. Moghadam has held a number of leadership roles within the real estate industry. Currently, he is a trustee of Urban Land Institute and a member of its board’s executive committee. In the past, he served as the chairman of National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and the Real Estate Investment Trust Political Action Committee (REITPAC), a director of Plum Creek Timber Company (NYSE: PCL) and a founding member of the Real Estate Roundtable.
Mr. Moghadam is a trustee of Stanford University and served as chairman of Stanford Management Company. As an active participant in the San Francisco Bay area community, he has also served on various philanthropic and community boards, including the California Academy of Sciences, the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Town School for Boys and as chairman of Young Presidents Organization’s Northern California chapter. Mr. Moghadam is also a past winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He has been named CEO of the Year on eight separate occasions by four separate industry publications. He has also received numerous lifetime achievement awards from industry organizations, including NAREIT and NAIOP.
Mr. Moghadam received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor and Master of Science in engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Chief Executive Officer, Europe and Asia
Gary Anderson, as Prologis' chief executive officer of Europe and Asia, oversees all aspects of business performance in Prologis' European and Asian operations.
Mr. Anderson previously served as Prologis' head of global operations and investment management until the merger with AMB Property Corporation in 2011. Prior to this, he was the company's president of Europe and the Middle East, as well as chairman of the European operating committee. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Anderson was the managing director responsible for investment and development in the company's Southwest and Mexico regions. Prior to 2003, he led successive regional and local offices in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington and Oregon, and he was one of two people responsible for directing the establishment and expansion of Prologis' business in Mexico. Prior to Prologis, Mr. Anderson was with Security Capital Group, Inc., a diversified real estate investment company, where he focused on capital markets, investments and strategy and worked with a small group to develop Prologis' global expansion strategy.
Mr. Anderson is a member of the Young Presidents Organization. He received his MBA in finance and real estate from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA and his Bachelor of Arts in marketing from Washington State University.
Chief Investment Officer
Mike Curless, as Prologis' chief investment officer, chairs the investment committee and oversees the global customer solutions and valuations teams. He is also responsible for the deployment of capital and oversees the acquisition and disposition teams.
Mr. Curless has been part of Prologis at two points in his career. From 2000 to 2010, prior to rejoining Prologis, Mr. Curless was the president and one of four principals at Lauth, a privately held, national construction and development firm. Lauth has developed in excess of $3 billion of office, industrial, retail and healthcare projects across the United States. In this role he had overall responsibility for operations, development and asset management for the firm. From 1995 to 2000, prior to joining Lauth, Mr. Curless was a first vice president at Prologis, overseeing the Indianapolis and St. Louis market operations and management of key national accounts. He has also been a marketing director for Trammell Crow Company and a financial analyst with General Electric Company.
Mr. Curless is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization and has served on various charitable boards. He has an MBA in marketing and finance and a Bachelor of Science in finance from Indiana University.
Former Chief Executive Officer, Private Capital
Guy Jaquier is the former chief executive officer for Prologis Private Capital. He oversaw Prologis’ approximately $22 billion in private capital funds and joint ventures with leading institutional real estate investors. Mr. Jaquier will retire from the company on Dec. 31, 2013, following the successful transition of his responsibilities and will remain on the company’s investment committee.
Mr. Jaquier joined AMB Property Corporation in 2000 as chief investment officer, started AMB’s international business in 2002 and served as its president of Europe and Asia, directing the establishment and expansion of AMB’s Europe and Asia investment and operating platforms. Prior to joining AMB, Mr. Jaquier served as senior investment officer for real estate at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, where his responsibilities included managing a $12 billion real estate portfolio. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments and its predecessor, Equitable Real Estate, where he held various transactions and management positions.
Mr. Jaquier is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Pension Real Estate Association. He is also on the advisory board for the University of Washington Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies. Mr. Jaquier has an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in building construction management from the University of Washington.
Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
Ed Nekritz serves as chief legal officer and general counsel for Prologis. He oversees the provision of all legal services and strategic risk management for Prologis on a worldwide basis. He is also responsible for Prologis' investment services group, which handles all aspects of contract negotiations, real estate and corporate due diligence and closings on acquisitions, dispositions and financings. He also oversees Prologis' risk management department. In addition, Mr. Nekritz focuses significant efforts on Prologis' strategic initiatives, including mergers & acquisitions, global investment funds and portfolio transactions. He also serves as the secretary to the Prologis board of directors.
Mr. Nekritz joined Prologis as a vice president in 1995. Previously, he was with the international law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt (now Mayer Brown), where he practiced real estate and corporate law from 1990 to 1995.
Mr. Nekritz is on the board of advisors for the University of Colorado Denver Business School. He also serves on the board of directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver and Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain. Mr. Nekritz received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and his Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Harvard College.
Chief Financial Officer
Tom Olinger is Prologis’ chief financial officer, responsible for worldwide corporate finance including treasury, cash management, financial planning, financial reporting, accounting, tax, investor relations and internal audit. Prior to assuming this role, Mr. Olinger served as Prologis’ chief integration officer, overseeing information technology and the implementation of best-practice processes and procedures related to the merger of AMB Property Corporation and ProLogis.
From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Olinger served as AMB’s chief financial officer. Prior to joining AMB in 2007, he served as vice president, corporate controller at Oracle Corporation, where he was responsible for global accounting, external reporting, technical accounting, global revenue recognition, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and finance merger and acquisition integration. Mr. Olinger was also responsible for Oracle’s controllership operations in Bangalore, India; Dublin, Ireland; Sydney, Australia; and Rocklin, California. Prior to this, Mr. Olinger spent 14 years at Arthur Andersen, the last three as an audit partner in its U.S. real estate and technology groups.
Mr. Olinger received a Bachelor of Science in finance, with distinction, from Indiana University.
Chief Executive Officer, The Americas
Gene Reilly, as Prologis’ chief executive officer of the Americas, oversees all aspects of Prologis’ business in the United States, Canada and Latin America.
Mr. Reilly joined AMB Property Corporation in 2003 and has 28 years of experience in real property investment, management and operations throughout the Americas. Prior to joining AMB, he was chief investment officer of Cabot Properties, Inc., a private equity industrial real estate firm in which he served as a founding partner and member of its investment committee and board of directors. Mr. Reilly served with Cabot and its predecessor companies, including Cabot Industrial Trust, for 11 years.
Mr. Reilly has served on the board of directors of Grupo Acción, S.A. de C.V., a leading development company in Mexico, and currently serves on the board of directors of Strategic Hotels and Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:BEE), a publicly-traded Real Estate Investment Trust. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as well as a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), where he is currently chairman. He also serves on the NAIOP national board of directors and executive committee. Mr. Reilly has previously served on the board of directors of the Massachusetts chapter of NAIOP and the National Industrial Education Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Harvard College.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Diana Scott serves as Prologis’ chief human resources officer and is responsible for establishing the company’s global human resources policy and strategies related to talent, compensation, benefits, training and development. She joined the company in June 2013.
Previously, Ms. Scott spent 14 years at John Hancock Financial, the U.S. division of Toronto-based Manulife Financial Corporation, where she held a variety of management positions. She was most recently senior vice president of human resources from 2006 to 2013. Prior to that role, Ms. Scott held the positions of general manager of the John Hancock Freedom 529 college savings plan and general manager of the Group Insurance Division. Both roles included responsibilities for product development, operations, sales and marketing. Prior to John Hancock Financial, Ms. Scott was the managing director of Ingalls One to One Marketing and the managing director of EMI Strategic Marketing.
Ms. Scott is a member of the board of trustees and is chair of the finance and compensation committee of the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. She also serves on the Board of Overseers for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Scott graduated cum laude from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in German studies.