MARLBOROUGH, MA – Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, announced today that Christopher Bastien has been named Area Mall Manager and Mathew Dyer has been named Area Director of Marketing at Solomon Pond Mall in Marlborough, MA, and at Auburn Mall in Auburn, MA.Bastien has been with Simon since 2000 and has held marketing and management roles at a variety of Simon Malls in New England, most recently as Mall Manager at Crystal Mall in Waterford, CT. Prior to that, he served as General Manager of Auburn Mall and has also held marketing roles at Crystal Mall and Emerald Square in North Attleboro, MA.
In his role as Area Mall Manager at Solomon Pond Mall and Auburn Mall, Bastien will manage day-to-day operations, create and implement annual operating budgets, oversee local leasing and lease administration, and manage maintenance, housekeeping, security, and marketing teams at both properties.
__________________Dyer most recently worked as Guest Services Manager at Burlington Mall in Burlington, MA, where he supervised all of the Simon customer service programs, including Simon Giftcard sales and mobile shopping applications; he also handled all training and oversight of Guest Services representatives. Before joining Simon in 2014, Dyer worked in a variety of managerial positions in retail, where he gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in the mall environment and shopping center retail industry.
As Area Director of Marketing at Solomon Pond Mall and Auburn Mall, Dyer will lead and direct all marketing efforts including advertising, public relations, events, digital marketing, and social media for both properties. In addition, he will be responsible for addressing opportunities that enhance tenant, community, and media relations while increasing center sales.