WeWork, the world’s leading space-as-a-service platform, today announced the appointment of Samit Chopra as Managing Director, Pacific, overseeing key markets including Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Chopra will report to Eugen Miropolski, COO International.
Chopra brings to WeWork over two decades of extensive leadership experience in real estate, with a proven track record of driving strategic expansion and meaningful growth to capture and create value for stakeholders. Based in Singapore, Chopra will be responsible for WeWork Pacific’s P&L management, go-to-market strategy, sales leadership, growth and innovation, and talent development.
“We are delighted to welcome Samit as our leader for WeWork Pacific. He is highly respected and recognized in the industry, with a wealth of experience and success in accelerating the growth of international businesses across regions. We are excited at the expertise and leadership that he will bring to WeWork, as we execute on our strategic business plan, continue our growth trajectory and navigate the future of the workplace,” said Miropolski.
He continued, “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.”
Chopra also commented, “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. Together, we will work to achieve our business goals, while continuing to deliver an exceptional workplace experience to more members and employees across the world.”
Chopra has 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 at a global workplace company. 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.
Chopra holds a MBA from the Institute of Management Technology, and Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University. He also attended the Advanced Management Program in Real Estate from Harvard University and the Advanced Data Analytics Program from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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