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Ventas CFO Robert F. Probst Recognized as 2018 FEI Chicago Public Company CFO of the Year

Financial Executives International Award Recognizes Leadership, Expertise and Commitment to the Financial Industry

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2018-- Robert F. Probst, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) has been awarded the 2018 Chicago Public Company CFO of the Year by the Financial Executives International (FEI) Chicago Chapter. The award was presented during the 8th Annual Chicago CFO of the Year® Awards reception and dinner.

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“We congratulate our colleague Bob Probst on this outstanding and well deserved recognition,” said Debra A. Cafaro, Ventas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “With his suite of skills and attributes, Bob is an incredible asset to the Ventas team. He sets the standard in leading Ventas’s financial center of excellence, coaching his team to excel as strong business partners and driving great results. Bob’s demeanor, honesty, intellect and team orientation are prized within the firm.”

As a member of the Ventas executive leadership team, Probst plays a key role in all aspects of finance, accounting, IT, strategy and investor relations, as well as leading the Senior Living Asset Management portfolio which represents approximately half of the Company’s net operating income. His focus is on providing clear growth strategies, consistent execution, development of an entrepreneurial culture, and the infusion of top talent to Ventas. Probst joined Ventas in 2014 after a career spanning a wide variety of business, financial and geographic positions in publicly-traded corporations, including as CFO of Beam, Inc. and, prior to that, senior roles at Baxter International and UK-based Diageo PLC.

About Ventas Inc.

Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of approximately 1,200 assets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom consists of seniors housing communities, medical office buildings, life science and innovation centers, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities, health systems and skilled nursing facilities. Through its Lillibridge subsidiary, Ventas provides management, leasing, marketing, facility development and advisory services to highly rated hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. References to “Ventas” or the “Company” mean Ventas, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Ventas and Lillibridge can be found at and

The Company routinely announces material information to investors and the marketplace using press releases, Securities and Exchange Commission filings, public conference calls, webcasts and the Company’s website at The information that the Company posts to its website may be deemed to be material. Accordingly, the Company encourages investors and others interested in the Company to routinely monitor and review the information that the Company posts on its website, in addition to following the Company’s press releases, Securities and Exchange Commission filings and public conference calls and webcasts.

About the FEI Awards:

The FEI Chicago Chapter annually recognizes outstanding CFOs in five categories: public, large private, mid-size private, large not-for-profit, and mid-size not for profit. Candidates must be CFOs or equivalent in their organizations with a minimum two-year tenure as of March 6, 2018. The candidate and their organization must be based in the Chicagoland metropolitan area. Financial Executives International (FEI) is the premier association for CFO’s and other senior financial executives in the United States and Canada, providing networking, advocacy, career management and professional development opportunities to advance the success of senior-level financial executives, their organizations and the profession.

Source: Ventas, Inc.

Louise Adhikari
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