Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — William Taubman has been promoted to president of The Taubman Company Co. and will retain his role as chief operating officer. William Taubman will continue to report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert Taubman while leading the company’s development, center operations, leasing and strategic communications functions.
Prior to being named president, Taubman served as chief operating officer and as a member of the company’s board of directors. He has also held the positions of executive vice president and vice president of development and acquisitions since joining the company in 1986. Before working at the Taubman Co., Taubman worked for Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in New York City where he was a financial analyst specializing in mergers and acquisitions.
Taubman is a board member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. He is a past chairman and chair of the development committee for the racial justice organization New Detroit. He also serves on the board of governors for the Museum of Arts & Design in New York and is a past chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
The Taubman Co. is involved in the management and leasing of 26 regional, super- regional and outlet malls in the United States and Asia.