Uncommon – the asset owning, flexible workspace platform – has announced that Chris Davies has been appointed as CEO, as of 9th April 2021.
Chris has over 10 years’ experience in the commercial property sector and was part of the founding leadership team at Uncommon. His appointment provides continuity for the business at a key point in its growth. He will continue to be focused on growing Uncommon and strengthening its position as a market leader in the flexible workspace industry.
Tania Adir, co-founder of Uncommon, has stepped down as the CEO of the business to pursue other projects and opportunities.
Peter Stoll, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Carlyle Europe Realty advisory team, said: “As majority shareholder in Uncommon, we are excited that Chris has agreed to take on the role of CEO of Uncommon. He will continue to work alongside Finance Director, Magda Jedrychowska and Director of Operations, Devrim Kahramanoglu to lead the team, acquire new assets and drive initiatives. We are delighted that such a strong team is in place to build Uncommon into a market-leading platform, in a sector that is forecast for significant growth. I would also like to extend Carlyle’s thanks to Tania for having worked closely with us to take the business this far.”
Chris Davies said: “I would like to thank Tania for her significant contribution and wish her well for the future. I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead Uncommon. My focus will be to seize the significant opportunities for growth that are in the sector, as we emerge from Covid-19. My priorities will be to ensure that Uncommon becomes the clear market leader in the areas of customer experience, sustainability, technology and diversity.
We have delivered a very robust performance over the course of the last financial year and have a strong path ahead of us for further growth. I am confident we are well placed to take advantage of the opportunities within our industry putting our clients at the heart of all we do.”