CannonDesign is proud to announce David Pugh, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, has joined the firm as a Client Leader/Project Director in its Corporate/Commercial practice. In this role, David will team with leading organizations to develop and implement strategic real estate solutions that advance their missions.
During his first year with the firm, David will transition and advance into the overall leadership role for CannonDesign’s Corporate/Commercial interiors practice. Meg Osman, executive director of CannonDesign’s global Corporate/Commercial practice, will help David in this transition while focusing on client strategies and practice evolution for the larger market.
“We are thrilled to have David on our team. He is a proven leader who brings immense value to our clients and our company,” said Osman. “It is a pleasure to collaborate with David on our business strategy, talent acquisition and overall approach to the marketplace. I’m excited for the future of the practice as David and I continue to work together to fuel its growth.”
David brings a wealth of experience and expertise to CannonDesign stemming from his more than 13 years in the industry. He is well-versed in every facet of corporate/commercial design and a proven leader in the industry. Respected for his ability to merge design and business strategy, David’s previous work span all markets including law, technology and financial services. His recent work includes intriguing office spaces for clients including Visa, Kirkland & Ellis, Salesforce, Microsoft and Ericsson.
“It’s exciting to join a firm focused on using design to make a direct, positive impact on people, communities, organizations and society at large,” added David on his new role. “CannonDesign’s focus on the nexus of design, performance and strategy is unique and enriched by the firm’s dynamic culture.”
Prior to joining CannonDesign, David worked with SOM and Gensler. He earned his Bachelor’s in Architectural Studies from the University of Utah and his Masters in Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles.