EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., May 04, 2018 -- Knoll, Inc. (NYSE:KNL) President and CEO Andrew Cogan appeared on Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas to discuss trends in workplace design and Knoll’s strategy in a competitive global marketplace.
Mr. Cogan commented on the impact of a tightening labor market and the growing importance of the workplace environment in attracting talent across industries.
“As employment gets tighter, the workplace is becoming a bigger part of what companies are using as a tool to recruit workers. There is clearly an increasing investment in workplaces,” Mr. Cogan said.
“The trend toward more social and collaborative environments plays to Knoll’s strengths. We have experience both in how people live and work,” he added.
Mr. Cogan also commented on the company’s growing strengths and improving margins. Knoll reported its first quarter 2018 results on April 25.
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, 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.