Knotel Appoints John Jureller as Chief Financial Officer
New York (March 12, 2020) – Knotel, the world’s leading flexible workspace platform, announced today, after a three-month search, it has appointed financial executive veteran John Jureller as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
Jureller comes to Knotel with nearly four decades of senior financial experience across a variety of industries. He has worked with public and private organizations of all sizes throughout various business and growth cycles, leading companies with headquarters and operations throughout the U.S., U.K., Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Brazil.
“John is a financial visionary poised to take Knotel to the next level as a global company,” said Amol Sarva, Knotel CEO and co-founder. “His expertise will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand, match enterprise customers to spaces around the world and become the industry’s most trusted partner in flexible real estate.”
Prior to joining Knotel, John was Managing Director at Accordion Partners, where he worked alongside the leaders of the firm’s private equity clients. From 2013 through 2016, he was EVP & CFO of Frontier Communications, where he assisted in negotiating, executing, and integrating two substantial, transformative transactions, raising more than $28 billion in equity and debt capital, building the capabilities of the finance organization and improving the quality of the accounting, tax, internal audit, investor relations, and FP&A functions. From 2008 through 2012, John was SVP, Resources Group of General Atlantic LLC, a global growth private equity firm managing $20 billion of capital. He has also held chief financial officer and senior executive positions with WestPoint International, Inc., AlixPartners, Trans-Resources, Inc., Gartner, Caribiner International, Inc. and PepsiCo after beginning his career in the financial services industry.
“It’s an exciting opportunity to be a part of Knotel as the team pioneers real estate-as-a-service,” said Jureller. “The firm’s international reach is impressive, and I look forward to equipping our team with the financial resources to best serve our enterprise customers’ needs around the world in this next phase of growth.”
Jureller sits on the board of directors for White Plains Hospital and is a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee for the American Renal Associates.