TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 26, 2016) -


OneREIT (TSX:ONR.UN) has announced the appointment of Hani Joseph Zayadi as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of OneREIT. Mr. Zayadi has been a trustee of OneREIT since 2006.

Mr. Zayadi has held a number of senior executive positions with leading retailers including as CEO of Zellers and Woodwards in Canada; Kmart Australia and NZ; Group Managing Director, Food, Liquor & Fuel Division of Coles Myer Ltd., Australia's largest retailer and Senior VP at Walmart Canada and Future Shop Canada. Mr. Zayadi has also been on numerous corporate and business advisory boards including Retail Counsel of Canada, B.C. Business Board of Governors and International Mass Merchants.

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OneREIT is an unincorporated, open-end real estate investment trust which focuses on owning and acquiring retail properties across Canada with the goal of enhancing long-term Unitholder value.

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