Liz Zale Named Senior Vice President At Simon Property Group

         Liz Zale Named Senior Vice President At Simon Property Group

Will Oversee Corporate Affairs, Communications, and Investor Relations

PR Newswire

INDIANAPOLIS, April 26, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:
SPG), the world's leading retail real estate company, announced today that Liz
Zale will become a senior vice president in the newly-created role overseeing
corporate affairs and communications. Zale's responsibilities will include
supervision of SPG's investor relations, public relations,corporate
communications, and government relations functions. She will join SPG on May

Zale served as senior vice president of investor relations for Nielsen
Holdings NV, a leading global information and measurement company, since the
company's IPO in 2011. Prior to Nielsen, Zale led investor relations at
Moody's Corporation, the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, and was
head of investor relations and corporate communications at DealerTrack.
Earlier in her career, she held operational and consulting roles at IBM, Time
Warner, and Houghton Mifflin Company.

Zale holds a B.A. in English literature from Middlebury College and a MBA from
Columbia Business School. She was named to Institutional Investor's
All-America Executive Team for best IR professional in 2012, and also
nominated in 2011.

"Liz has the diverse executive background and experience to successfully lead
this vital area for the company," said David Simon, Chairman and CEO of SPG.
"I look forward to working with her."

"I'm excited to join Simon, a highly-regarded leader in the real estate
industry," Zale said. "I look forward to building on our core strengths of
delivering outstanding shareholder value and having a positive impact in the
communities in which we do business."

About Simon Property Group
Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) is an S&P 100 company and the largest
real estate company in the world. The Company currently owns or has an
interest in 327 retail real estate properties in North America and Asia
comprising 242 million square feet. We are headquartered in Indianapolis,
Indiana and employ approximately 5,500 people in the U.S. For more
information, visit the Simon Property Group website at

SOURCE Simon Property Group, Inc.

Contact: Les Morris, Simon Property Group, 317-263-7711,
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