Flexible Workspace Provider x+why Drives Growth With Two Expert Hires

x+why is looking to capitalise on the new Class E and repurpose old retail space into office space.
  • Flexible workspace provider x+why makes two new hires during an ambitious growth drive.
  • Chris Lewis and Simone Reid-Jones join x+why as it looks to scale up nationwide in 2021.
  • x+why is looking to capitalise on the new Class E and repurpose old retail space into office space.

London-based flexible workspace provider x+why has made two expert hires as the company looks to scale up nationwide in 2021.

Chris Lewis has joined as Head of Business Development and Simone Reid-Jones joins as Senior Community Manager.

Mr Lewis formerly worked at Cushman & Wakefield where he was Head of In-Town Retail Capital Markets. He will bring a wealth of retail expertise as x+why looks to capitalise on the new Class E and repurpose old retail space into office space to breathe new life into Britain’s high streets.

Ms Reid-Jones has joined x+why to support its community of responsible businesses as it opens a number of new spaces across the country. She formerly worked at Regus, Mindspace and Kitt.

x+why is entering an ambitious period of growth which will last into 2021. The company is set to grow on a national scale as it looks to cater to demand for distributed working as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Chris Lewis, new Head of Business Development at x+why said:

“x+why’s vision for the future of work is incredibly exciting. We are living through a time of great change and I’m thrilled to join a company focused on providing solutions that cater to the changing workplace.

“As we move towards a more integrated way of living and working, evolution in the way we use real estate is vital. I look forward to using my experience in retail to support x+why in its mission to provide high-quality and well-serviced offices, whilst sustainably repurposing existing spaces.” 

Rupert Dean, Co-Founder and CEO of x+why said: “We are so excited to welcome Chris and Simone to our team.

“We’re entering a very ambitious period of growth that will last well into the new year, and Chris and Simone’s expertise will be crucial in helping us achieve our aims of supporting pioneering purpose-driven businesses looking for workspaces that suit their needs during this tough business climate.”

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