Spirit Realty Capital has appointed Michael Bender to the newly formed position of chief accounting officer, effective April 20.

Bender currently serves as chief financial officer of the real estate investment trust company.

Assuming Bender's role as CFO will be Phillip Joseph, who joins Spirit after more than 13 years at Prologis, an owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, where he most recently served as managing director and global treasurer.