Knoll CEO Andrew Cogan Appears on Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas
Cogan says low unemployment rate is creating a war for talent and a rise in demand for state-of-the-art workplaces
EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., September 9, 2019 – Knoll, Inc. (NYSE: KNL) Chairman and CEO Andrew Cogan appeared on Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas on Friday, September 6 to share his points of view about the labor market, trends in the workplace and Knoll’s strategy moving forward in both the commercial and residential design.
"Our business has been very robust this year,” said Mr. Cogan. “We’re growing twice as fast as the market.”
Looking ahead, Mr. Cogan sees opportunities for continued growth at Knoll.
“As long as unemployment is as low as it is, people are going to be competing for talent,” said Cogan. “Millennials coming into the workplace don’t want to work in their father’s cubicle. They want an environment that is much more collaborative, more open, much more ‘resimercial’ we call it, and that creates demand for our products.”
Knoll, Inc. is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Our internationally recognized portfolio includes furniture, textiles, leathers, lighting, accessories, and architectural and acoustical elements brands. These brands — Knoll Office, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, KnollExtra, Spinneybeck | FilzFelt, Edelman Leather, HOLLY HUNT, DatesWeiser and Muuto — reflect our commitment to modern design that meets the diverse requirements of high-performance workplaces and luxury interiors. A recipient of the National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from the Smithsonian`s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Knoll, Inc. is aligned with the U.S. Green Building Council and the Canadian Green Building Council and can help organizations achieve the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) workplace certification. Knoll, Inc. is the founding sponsor of the World Monuments Fund Modernism at Risk program.
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