Link Logistics Real Estate Appoints Melissa Sachs as Senior Vice President, Communications
NEW YORK – August 2, 2021 – Link Logistics Real Estate (“Link”), a Blackstone portfolio company and leading operator of the largest portfolio of high-quality logistics real estate assets located exclusively in the U.S., today announced that Melissa Sachs has joined the company in the newly-created role of Senior Vice President, Communications. She reports to Matt Ostrower, Chief Financial Officer.
Melissa will lead the planning and execution of Link’s corporate, external and internal communications initiatives designed to advance and protect the company’s reputation and elevate its brand.
“Melissa’s extensive communications experience, along with her background in industrial real estate, make her uniquely suited to build-up a strategic communications function that will deepen our engagement with partners, customers and colleagues,” said Luke Petherbridge, Chief Executive Officer at Link Logistics. “With Melissa’s counsel, we intend to develop a clear, differentiated identity. She will play an essential role in building on Link’s positive momentum and guiding us into the future.”
“Core to Link’s culture is one of our key values: transparency,” said Matt Ostrower, Chief Financial Officer at Link Logistics. “We want all members of the Link community to understand the many exciting initiatives we are undertaking to expand our footprint, as well as our rationale for making these moves. Bringing Melissa on board allows us to refine and then share our story more broadly.”
Melissa joins Link with more than two decades of experience helping organizations establish relevance and drive business growth through corporate communications, investor relations, public relations and internal communications. Previously, she served as Vice President, Head of Global Corporate Communications at Prologis, Inc. Prior to that role, Melissa was Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at DCT Industrial Trust. She has also held communications leadership roles at Western Union and International Flavors & Fragrances. Melissa is a member of the Arthur Page Society and CHIEF, and serves on the board of Special Olympics Colorado. She holds a master’s degree in strategic communication from Columbia University.
“I am beyond excited to be joining the fast-growing team at Link in this new role,” said Melissa. “We have an amazing opportunity to further establish our brand in the marketplace, present a fresh way to think about logistics real estate and at the same time clearly articulate our bold vision to our all stakeholders, from customers to business partners to our talented colleagues from coast to coast.”
About Link Logistics
Link Logistics is the largest U.S.-only owner and operator of last-mile industrial real estate. As of September 30, 2023, Link Logistics serves more than 10,000 customers and owns, has interests in, or has under development logistics facilities that will represent a total of 538 million square feet across key U.S. distribution markets. Established by Blackstone in 2019, Link Logistics has the scale, footprint, and proprietary insights, as well as a heightened focus on sustainability, to drive value for our customers and stakeholders. For more information regarding the Company, please visit www.linklogistics.com.