Public Storage Inc., a publicly traded self-storage real estate investment trust and third-party management firm, has appointed Natalia N. Johnson as chief administrative officer, effective immediately. This is an expansion of her current role as senior vice president, chief human resources officer, which she’s held since April 2018. In addition to human resources, Johnson will now oversee the company’s information-technology and safety and security departments, according to a press release.
“Natalia has done an outstanding job leading human resources, and with her deep experience in information technology, she is well-qualified to also oversee the wide range of technology investments Public Storage is making,” said Joseph D. Russell Jr., CEO and president. “Natalia has a deep passion for the company, our culture, our iconic brand and our people. She is known for her strong leadership and command of the business, and brings extensive experience to her new role.”
Johnson joined Public Storage in 2016 as senior vice president of human resources. She formerly held a variety of senior-management positions at Bank of America, including chief operating officer for mortgage technology and human resources executive for the mortgage business division. She also worked for Coca-Cola Andina and San Cristóbal Insurance, the release stated.
Based in Glendale, Calif., Public Storage has interests in 2,492 self-storage facilities in 38 states, with approximately 170 million net rentable square feet. It holds a 35 percent interest in Shurgard Self Storage SA, which has 234 facilities in seven European countries, with approximately 13 million net rentable square feet.
Public Storage, Public Storage Announces Appointment of Chief Administrative Officer