Country Club Plaza names new general manager

New owners of the Country Club Plaza – Taubman and The Macerich Company – have tapped a new leader to manage Kansas City’s crown jewel. Meredith Keeler, a 20-year veteran of the industry, will take over as general manager and assume responsibility for operations, office, retailer and community relations, as well as marketing for the shopping center.

“There’s a vibrant energy in Kansas City and I’m thrilled to be part of the community’s unique history and charm,” Keeler said. “Country Club Plaza is incredibly iconic and I look forward to delivering a truly unique shopping and dining experience to both local residents and visitors.”

Most recently, Keeler served as general manager of the Stamford Town Center in Stamford, Conn., and also served as director of marketing for all Taubman Centers.

Taubman Centers is an S&P MidCap 400 Real Estate Investment Trust engaged in the ownership, management and/or leasing of 23 regional, super-regional and outlet shopping centers in the U.S. and Asia. Taubman’s U.S.-owned properties are the most productive in the publicly held U.S. regional mall industry. Taubman is currently developing four properties in the U.S. and Asia totaling 4.1 million square feet. Founded in 1950, Taubman is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Taubman Asia, founded in 2005, is headquartered in Hong Kong.