Medical Properties Trust Promotes Senior Team Members

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (the "Company" or "MPT") (NYSE: MPW) today announced the promotion of two senior professionals. The promotions are effective immediately and include:
  • Rosa Hooper has been promoted to Vice President and Managing Director, Asset Management and Underwriting. Ms. Hooper joined the Company in 2009 and served as Managing Director, Asset Management and Underwriting since 2016, heightening the quality of the work across the department and consistently demonstrating a superior level of customer service that is the hallmark of MPT. Prior to joining MPT, she served as Chief Financial Officer at a physician-owned hospital in Birmingham, AL. She also previously served as Senior Vice President at HealthSouth across a variety of roles in the ambulatory divisions. Ms. Hooper is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The University of Alabama.
  • Charles Lambert has been promoted to Treasurer and Managing Director, Capital Markets. Mr. Lambert joined the Company in 2006 and served as Managing Director, Capital Markets since 2012. He has managed his capital markets responsibilities exceptionally well, reliably raising capital whenever needed, thereby supporting the investment strategies of the Company and enabling MPT's superior growth. Mr. Lambert previously served as Director of Finance and developed MPT's Investor Relations program. Prior to joining MPT, Mr. Lambert served as Assistant Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations at a publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. Mr. Lambert holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University and a Masters of Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

"I am delighted to announce the promotions of Rosa and Charles to Vice President and Treasurer, respectively," said Edward K. Aldag, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical Properties Trust. "At MPT, we pride ourselves on building an exceptional team with differentiated capabilities across our groups, but unified by a commitment to superior customer service and delivering value for our stakeholders. Rosa and Charles embody these attributes. They have made significant contributions to the growth and development of our Company, and we are pleased to recognize their performance, professionalism, and dedication through these well-deserved promotions."

About Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. MPT's financing model helps facilitate acquisitions and recapitalizations and allows operators of hospitals and other healthcare facilities to unlock the value of their real estate assets to fund facility improvements, technology upgrades and other investments in operations. Facilities include acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and other medical and surgical facilities. For more information, please visit the Company's website at  www.medicalpropertiestrust.com.

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