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WeWork names real estate expert as Asia-Pacific director

Real estate expert Samit Chopra was named managing director of WeWork Pacific, it announced Tuesday. Chopra is tasked with overseeing markets of the space-as-a-service platform, including Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Based in Singapore, Chopra will be responsible for WeWork Pacific’s profit and loss management, go-to-market strategy, sales leadership, growth and innovation and talent development, according to WeWork.

Chopra has over two decades of experience in the real estate industry. He was formerly at real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle and flexible workspace provider IWG.

By Son Ji-hyoung (