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UK's Workspace names industry veteran Duncan Owen as next chair

People enter an office building owned by Workspace in London

(Reuters) - London-focused office-space provider Workspace Group Plc on Tuesday named Duncan Owen as its next chair, replacing Stephen Hubbard, who was in the role for nearly three years.

A veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the real estate sector, Owen had served as the global head of real estate at Schroders Plc, and as the CEO of pan-European real estate investor Immobel Capital Partners.

(Reporting by Aby Jose Koilparambil in Bengaluru; Editing by Sohini Goswami)