Creative Office Resources Acquires De Clercq Office Group
Creative Office Resources is proud to announce the acquisition of De Clercq Office Group effective April 4, 2023. With locations in Hartford, Rowayton and New Haven, the purchase will further strengthen COR’s position in the Connecticut marketplace.
Creative Office Resources (COR), a leading MillerKnoll dealer and global provider of creative workspaces, is proud to announce the acquisition of De Clercq Office Group effective April 4, 2023. With locations in Hartford, Rowayton and New Haven, the purchase will further strengthen COR’s position in the Connecticut marketplace.
Denise Horn, CEO and Partner at Creative Office Resources, commented, “Paul, Kevin and I are very excited about our continued growth in Connecticut and what this acquisition will mean for the marketplace. De Clercq Office Group has a tremendous history and brand, and we look forward to our combined teams servicing our customers, A&D partners and the Real Estate community at the highest level.”
“The size and strength of COR along with the talented associates and local market relationships of De Clercq Office Group will be a winning combination for both organizations, MillerKnoll, and most importantly, our customers,” stated John Michael, President, the Americas, MillerKnoll. “Everyone at MillerKnoll looks forward to supporting their success as these two customer-focused, highly-responsive organizations come together.”
R.J. Stelter, Vice President, Distribution Channels & Dealer Development at MillerKnoll, added, “MillerKnoll is thrilled to see two of our outstanding partners in Creative Office Resources and De Clercq Office Group unite the best of both companies, providing more talent, expertise and geographic coverage to best serve our clients throughout the northeast. Congratulations to these amazing partners!”
De Clercq Office Group, a MillerKnoll dealer in the Connecticut market for more than 23 years, will be rebranded as Creative Office Resources throughout 2023. “Our attraction to join forces with COR was based on our shared cultural alignment and a mutual go-to-market strategy,” said Founder and CEO, Dan De Clercq. “We look forward to the additional leverage, scale and resources that this acquisition will bring as we continue to focus on our high-quality and long-standing partnerships,” added Deb De Clercq, President.
Kim Pinkerton, COR’s Managing Principal of Tri-State, will oversee all operations alongside Karen Krasnomowitz, who will assume the role as Senior Vice President of Sales, managing Connecticut’s sales team. Pinkerton and Krasnomowitz will be working with Dan and Deb De Clercq, who will continue to have significant roles in the sales efforts in the Connecticut area.
The combined entity is taking COR to new levels and changing the entire dealer landscape. COR will be a tremendous force for design, innovation and distribution services. Today’s market for corporate interiors relies on consistency and service, and this acquisition will further COR’s initiatives in Connecticut as they continue to provide customers with exceptional products and service.