Simon Appoints New Area Operations Director to Kittery Premium Outlets

Simon Property Group has appointed a new Area Operations Director for Kittery Premium Outlets. Matthew Volpe has joined the team at Kittery Premium Outlets, bringing with him 30+ years of facilities management expertise.

Kittery, ME, January 09, 2019 --( Simon, a leading global retail real estate company, has announced that Maine resident Matthew Volpe will step in to the position of area operations director. In this role, Matthew will be responsible for overseeing all operational functions, projects, construction, and contracted services at Kittery Premium Outlets, among other things.

Volpe brings with him 30 years of technical and engineering experience to Simon Property Group. Most recently, he was a regional facilities manager for CBRE, overseeing the integrated facilities management team supporting 29 Schneider Electric I&M sites across the United States and Canada. His wealth of facilities management skills and leadership experience make him uniquely qualified to tackle the task at hand.

“We are fortunate to have Matthew on board; his resume speaks for itself and we are looking forward to providing our shoppers with the best possible experience both aesthetically and with regard to the premium shopping experience they have come to expect from a Simon center,” said Carolyn Edwards, Area General Manager.

Volpe graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University where he majored in Business Administration and Management and in 2011, he earned his Master’s in Organizational Leadership, also from Southern New Hampshire University.

Volpe has enthusiastically accepted this new role is looking forward to improving the customer shopping experience at Kittery Premium Outlets.

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