Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> April 25, 2005

David Grant – Shurgard Storage Centers Inc (shu)

DAVID K. GRANT, President and COO of Shurgard Storage Centers, Inc., joined the company in November 1985 as Director of Real Estate. He served as the company's Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate Investment from December 1993. In January 1996, Mr. Grant became President of Shurgard Europe and moved to Brussels, Belgium, where the company's European headquarters are located. During this time, he also continued to serve as an Executive Vice President of Shurgard. He returned to the United States in August 2003 to take on the role of President and Chief Operating Officer. He also served as Interim Chief Financial Officer from January 2004 until September 2004. Mr. Grant has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, both from Washington State University. Profile
TWST: What is Shurgard Storage Centers?

Mr. Grant: Shurgard Storage Centers operates as a real estate investment

trust, and our stock is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange.