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Ryan Lee appointed CEO of Atrium European Real Estate

Ryan Lee has assumed the position of CEO of Atrium European Real Estate effective May 31st of this year. This change is part of a proactive succession plan agreed by the Board of AERE and its shareholders.

The new CEO has been with the company since 2015 and until now served as CFO of Atrium Group. During his seven years with Atrium, Ryan Lee has demonstrated with his drive, focus on execution, creativity and proven leadership skills that he is the ideal candidate for the position of CEO of the company. This appointment signifies continuity in management and demonstrates an investment in Atrium’s strong management team and a business that has been built on solid foundations for years.

In his new role, Lee will succeed Liad Barzilai, who has been with Gazit and Atrium for more than 15 years and whose professional development has been a success story for both companies. Barzilai will remain with the company in an advisory capacity until the end of 2022 and will actively support Lee’s transition of responsibilities.

Lee joined Atrium Group in February 2015 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in April of the same year. He has 30 years of international financial experience. Prior to joining Atrium, he worked for six years in senior positions with private companies in Central and Eastern Europe. In addition, between 1990 and 2009, he held financial positions at executive and management levels at Japan Tobacco International and Unilever PLC and group subsidiaries.

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