Space-as-a-service platform, WeWork has appointed Samit Chopra as Managing Director for WeWork Pacific. He will be overseeing key markets including Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Chopra will be responsible for WeWork Pacific’s P&L management, go-to-market strategy, sales leadership, growth and innovation as well as talent development.
“The Pacific region continues to be one of our key markets globally, and we are committed to strengthening our regional leadership team as we focus on executing our five-year strategic plan. As with the recent leadership additions to WeWork, it reflects the confidence and potential in our business, and how it continues to define and transform workplace strategy and economic impact,” said Eugen Miropolski, chief operating officer, WeWork International.
“WeWork has a dynamic and exciting offering that enterprises and members love for its flexibility, functionality, aesthetics and experience. I am excited to join the company at this pivotal point, partnering closely with Eugen and the leadership team to position WeWork Pacific for long-term success, while working across all levels of the business on our path to profitable growth,” said Chopra.
Chopra brings with him over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Most recently, Chopra was responsible for aligning the multi-brand flexible solutions with the evolving portfolio needs of the enterprise and corporate clients across the Middle East & Asia Pacific region.
He also held senior leadership roles in a global real estate services provider, focusing on expanding their international business across Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions, leading high-performance teams in winning and overseeing major international projects for key clients such as Amazon, Apple, Qualcomm, Broadcom, MetLife, Cisco, Microsoft, Deutsche Bank and UHG.